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cable television

n.
A subscription television service that uses cables to carry signals between local distribution antennas and the subscriber's location. Also called cable TV.
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cable television

or

cablevision

n
(Broadcasting) a television service in which programmes are distributed to subscribers' televisions by cable rather than by broadcast transmission
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ca′ble tel′evision


n.
a system of televising to private subscribers by means of coaxial cable. Also called cable TV.
[1965–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cable television - television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receivercable television - television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver
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
2.cable television - a television system that transmits over cables
transmission line, cable, line - a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
television system, television - a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
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Translations
kabelová televize
kabel-tv
kaapelitelevisio
kablovska televizija
kábeltelevízió
ケーブルテレビ
유선 텔레비전
kabelska televizija
kabel-tv
kablolu televizyonkablolu yayın
truyền hình cáp

cable television

ntelevisione f via cavo
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cable

(ˈkeibl) noun
1. (a) strong rope or chain for hauling or tying anything, especially a ship.
2. (a set of) wires for carrying electric current or signals. They are laying (a) new cable.
3. (a rope made of) strands of metal wound together for supporting a bridge etc.
4. (also ˈcablegram) a telegram sent by cable.
5. cable television.
verb
to telegraph by cable. I cabled news of my mother's death to our relations in Canada.
ˈcable-car noun
a vehicle that moves up and down a mountain, cliff etc by means of a cable.
ˌcable ˈtelevision, cable TV noun
a system of broadcasting television programmes by cable.
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cable television

تِلِفِزْيُونُ الكَبْل kabelová televize kabel-tv Kabelfernsehen καλωδιακή τηλεόραση televisión por cable kaapelitelevisio télévision par câble kablovska televizija televisione via cavo ケーブルテレビ 유선 텔레비전 kabeltelevisie kabel-tv telewizja kablowa televisão a cabo, televisão por cabo кабельное телевидение kabel-tv โทรทัศน์ที่รับระบบการส่งสัญญาณด้วยสายเคเบิล kablolu yayın truyền hình cáp 有线电视
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