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tel·e·vi·sion

 (tĕl′ə-vĭzh′ən)
n.
1.
a. An electronic broadcast system in which special providers transmit a continuous program of video content to the public or subscribers by way of antenna, cable, or satellite dish, often on multiple channels: a new sitcom on television.
b. Video content, especially short programs, created for or distributed through such a system: stayed home and watched television.
c. An electronic device for viewing television programs and movies, consisting of a display screen and speakers: sat too close to the television.
2. The industry of producing and broadcasting television programs: made her fortune in television.

[French télévision : télé-, far (from Greek tēle-, tele-) + vision, vision; see vision.]

television

(ˈtɛlɪˌvɪʒən)
n
1. (Electronics) the system or process of producing on a distant screen a series of transient visible images, usually with an accompanying sound signal. Electrical signals, converted from optical images by a camera tube, are transmitted by UHF or VHF radio waves or by cable and reconverted into optical images by means of a television tube inside a television set
2. (Electronics) Also called: television set a device designed to receive and convert incoming electrical signals into a series of visible images on a screen together with accompanying sound
3. (Broadcasting) the content, etc, of television programmes
4. (Professions) the occupation or profession concerned with any aspect of the broadcasting of television programmes: he's in television.
5. (Broadcasting) (modifier) of, relating to, or used in the transmission or reception of video and audio UHF or VHF radio signals: a television transmitter.
Abbreviation: TV
[C20: from tele- + vision]
ˌteleˈvisional adj
ˌteleˈvisionally adv
ˌteleˈvisionary adj

tel•e•vi•sion

(ˈtɛl əˌvɪʒ ən)

n.
1. the broadcasting of an image via radio waves to receivers that project a view of the image on a picture tube or screen.
2. the process involved.
3. a set for receiving television broadcasts.
4. the field of television broadcasting.
[1905–10]

television

television

The broadcasting of pictures and sound by radio waves or electric cable was invented by John Logie Baird in 1926.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.television - broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objectstelevision - broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
action replay, instant replay, replay - the immediate rebroadcast of some action (especially sports action) that has been recorded on videotape
television system, television - a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
boob tube, goggle box, idiot box, television receiver, television set, telly, tv set, tv, television - an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen; "the British call a tv set a telly"
frequency band, waveband - a band of adjacent radio frequencies (e.g., assigned for transmitting radio or television signals)
broadcasting - taking part in a radio or tv program
video, picture - the visible part of a television transmission; "they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone"
audio, sound - the audible part of a transmitted signal; "they always raise the audio for commercials"
cable television, cable - television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver
HDTV, high-definition television - a television system that has more than the usual number of lines per frame so its pictures show more detail
couch potato - an idler who spends much time on a couch (usually watching television)
telecast, televise - broadcast via television; "The Royal wedding was televised"
colorcast - broadcast in color
closed-captioned - broadcast with captions that are seen only on receivers having special equipment; can be provided for hard-of-hearing viewers
2.television - a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant pointstelevision - a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
audio - the sound elements of television
cable system, cable television service, cable television, cable - a television system that transmits over cables
cathode-ray tube, CRT - a vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen
closed-circuit television - a television system that is not used for broadcasting but is connected by cables to designated monitors (as in a factory or theater)
monitor - electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions
satellite television, satellite TV - a television system in which the signal is transmitted to an orbiting satellite that receives the signal and amplifies it and transmits it back to earth
telecom equipment, telecom system, telecommunication equipment, telecommunication system - a communication system for communicating at a distance
television equipment, video equipment - electronic equipment that broadcasts or receives electromagnetic waves representing images and sound
boob tube, goggle box, idiot box, television receiver, television set, telly, tv set, tv, television - an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen; "the British call a tv set a telly"
television transmitter - transmitter that is part of a television system
telecasting, television, TV, video - broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
3.television - an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screentelevision - an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen; "the British call a tv set a telly"
kinescope, picture tube, television tube - a cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen
receiver, receiving system - set that receives radio or tv signals
television system, television - a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
telecasting, television, TV, video - broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs

television

noun TV, telly (Brit. informal), small screen (informal), the box (Brit. informal), receiver, the tube (slang), TV set, gogglebox (Brit. slang), idiot box (slang) She turned the television on and flicked around the channels.
Quotations
"Television tells a story in a way that requires no imagination" [Witold Rybczynski]
"I find television very educational. Every time someone switches it on I go into another room and read a good book" [Groucho Marx]
Translations
بَث تِلفِزْيونيتِلِفِزْيُونجِهاز تِلفِزيون
телевизор
televisiótelevisor
televizetelevizní přístrojtelevizor
fjernsyntv
televido
televisio
televizijatelevizor
televízió
television
sjónvarpsjónvarpstækiimbakassi
テレビテレビジョン
텔레비전
televisio
televizorius
televīzijatelevizors
televiziune
televízor
televizijatelevizor
телевизијателевизор
televisiontv
โทรทัศน์
телебаченнятелевізор
máy truyền hìnhtivitruyền hìnhvô tuyến truyền hình

television

[ˈtelɪˌvɪʒən]
A. N (= broadcast, broadcasting industry) → televisión f (also television set) → televisor m, aparato m de televisión
to be on television [person] → salir por la televisión
to watch televisionver or mirar la televisión
to speak on televisionhablar por televisión
B. CPD [broadcast, play, report, serial] → televisivo; [camera] → de televisión; [personality] → de la televisión
television aerial Nantena f de televisión
television announcer Nlocutor(a) m/f de televisión
television broadcast Nemisión f televisiva
television licence N licencia que se paga por el uso del televisor, destinada a financiar la BBC
television lounge Nsala f de televisión
television network Ncadena f de televisión, red f de televisión
television programme Nprograma m de televisión
television room Nsala f de televisión
television screen Npantalla f de televisión
television set Ntelevisor m, aparato m de televisión
television studio Nestudio m de televisión
television tube Ntubo m de rayos catódicos, cinescopio m

television

[ˌtɛlɪˈvɪʒən]
n
(= set) → télévision f
She turned the television on and watched the news → Elle alluma la télévision et regarda les actualités.
(= system) → télévision f
to be on television [programme] → passer à la télévision
What's on television this evening? → Qu'est-ce qui passe à la télévision ce soir?, Qu'est ce qu'il y a à la télévision ce soir?
to be on television [person] → passer à la télévision
I hear you were on television last night → J'ai su que vous étiez passé à la télévision hier soir.
(= programmes) → télévision f
I don't watch much television → Je ne regarde pas beaucoup la télévision.
(= industry) → télévision f
modif [camera, channel, company, crew, network, show, studio] → de télévision; [commercial, interview, news] → télévisé(e); [coverage] → télévisuel(le); [personality, presenter, awards] → de la télévision; [appearance] → à la télévision
a television drama → une dramatique
a television film → un téléfilmtelevision broadcast némission f de télévisiontelevision licence n (British)redevance f (audiovisuelle)television licence fee (British) TV licence fee (British) nredevance ftelevision programme némission f de télévisiontelevision screen nécran m de télévisiontelevision set ntéléviseur m, poste m de télévision

television

nFernsehen nt; (= set)Fernseher m, → Fernsehapparat m; to watch televisionfernsehen; to be on televisionim Fernsehen kommen; have you ever been on television?bist du schon einmal im Fernsehen gewesen?; what’s on television tonight?was gibt es heute Abend im Fernsehen?; jobs in televisionStellen plbeim Fernsehen

television

in cpdsFernseh-;
television camera
television licence
n (Brit) Bescheinigung über die Entrichtung der Fernsehgebühren; to pay one’s televisiondie Fernsehgebühren bezahlen
television personality
nbekannte Fernsehpersönlichkeit
television rights
plÜbertragungsrechte pl, → Fernsehrechte pl
television screen
nBildschirm m, → Mattscheibe f (inf)
television set
nFernsehapparat m, → Fernsehgerät nt, → Fernseher m
television studio
nFernsehstudio nt
television viewer
nFernsehzuschauer(in) m(f)

television

[ˈtɛlɪˌvɪʒn]
1. n (broadcasts, broadcasting industry) → televisione f (also television set) → televisore m, televisione
to watch television → guardare la televisione
on television → alla televisione
2. adjtelevisivo/a

television

(ˈteliviʒən) (often abbreviated to TV (tiːˈviː) ) noun
1. the sending of pictures from a distance, and the reproduction of them on a screen. We saw it on television.
2. (also television set) an apparatus with a screen for receiving these pictures.
ˈtelevise (-vaiz) verb
to send a picture of by television. The football match was televised.

television

تِلِفِزْيُون televize fjernsyn Fernsehen τηλεόραση televisión, televisor televisio télévision televizija televisione テレビ 텔레비전 televisie fjernsyn telewizja televisão телевидение tv โทรทัศน์ televizyon tivi 电视

television

n. televisión;
___ settelevisor.
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