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TV

or tv  (tē′vē′)
n.
1. Television: What's on TV?
2. A television: She bought a new TV.
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tv

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Tuvalu

TV

abbreviation for
1. (Electronics) television
2. transvestite
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TV

(ˈtiˈvi)
n., pl. TVs.
[1948]

TV-14

a television program rating advising parents that a program is unsuitable for children under the age of 14.
[1997]

TV-G

a television program rating advising parents that a program is suitable for all ages.
[1997]

TV-M

a television program rating advising parents that a program is for mature audiences only and unsuitable for those under the age of 17.
[1997]

TV-PG

a television program rating advising parents that some material in a program may be unsuitable for children. Compare PG.
[1997]

TV-Y

a television program rating advising parents that a program is appropriate for children of all ages.
[1997]

TV-Y7

a television program rating advising parents that a program is appropriate for children aged 7 and above.
[1997]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tv - broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objectsTV - 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
television receiver, television set, telly, goggle box, idiot box, 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.tv - an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screentv - 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
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TV

noun television, telly (Brit. informal), the box (Brit. informal), receiver, the tube (slang), television set, TV set, small screen (informal), gogglebox (Brit. slang), idiot box (slang) I prefer going to the cinema to watching TV. The TV was on.
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Translations
televizetelkaTV
tvfjernsyn
TVtelkkaritransu
televizorTV
tv
テレビ
TV텔레비전
televizijatelevizorsTV
tvteevee
TVteve
televizija
tvTteve
ทีวี
tivi

TV

A. N ABBR =televisiontele f, TV f
B. CPD TV dinner N cena precocinada que se vende en el recipiente del que se come
TV licence N = television licence
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TV

[ˌtiːˈviː]
n
(= set) → télé f
(= programmes) → télé f
(= industry) → télévision f
to work in TV → travailler à la télévision
modif [ad, commercial, broadcast, coverage] → télévisé(e); [network] → de télévision; [aerial, camera, studio, station, channel] → de télévision; [announcer, presenter, commentator, cameraman] → de télévision; [chef] → à la télévision; [personality] → de la télévision; [company, executive, producer] → de télévision; [industry] → de la télévision; [programme, drama] → de télévision; [documentary, news, show] → télévisé(e); [interview] → à la télévision; [guide, listings, schedule, ratings] → des programmes télévisés TV movieTV dinner nplateau-télé mTV movie ntéléfilm m
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TV

n (inf) abbr of televisionFernsehen nt; (= set)Fernseher m (inf); on TVim Fernsehen; a TV programme (Brit) or program (US) → eine Fernsehsendung; a TV personalityein Fernsehstar m ? also television

TV

:
TV dinner
nFertigmahlzeit f
TV guide
n (esp US) → Fernsehzeitung f; (Web-based) → Fernsehprogramm-Website f
TV listings
plFernsehprogramm m; (= magazine)Fernsehprogrammzeitschrift f
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TV

[ˌtiːˈviː] n abbr =televisionTV f inv, tivù f inv
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TV

(ˌtiː ˈviː) abbreviation
television. What's on TV tonight?; Turn on the TV; a 21-inch TV.
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tv

تِلِفِزْيُون televize, telka fjernsyn, tv Fernsehen, Fernseher τηλεόραση tele, TV telkkari, TV télé televizor, TV televisione, TV テレビ TV, 텔레비전 tv TV telewizja televisão телевидение, телевизор tv ทีวี televizyon, TV tivi 电视
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