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(Broadcasting) slang a television set
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|Noun||1.||idiot box - 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
television system, television - a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
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