tv set


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Noun1.tv set - an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screentv set - 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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I made a choice that I didn't want a TV set and therefore I didn't need a licence.
Two-year-old Yaqeen Ali Hassan was playing in her family's home when the TV set toppled over and fell on her.
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However, 76 percent of respondents said they will not replace their TV sets unless they are broken while 50 percent said they will buy a new TV set only after the new service is launched.
This woman lives in a remote area, so signals that emit from television stations don't make it all the way to her TV set. Result: fuzzy reception, But a satellite dish can help her TV receive the signals.
Last October, Chris van Rossman's TV set sent out a cry for help that bounced off two satellites and reached Langley Air Force Base in Virginia.
"Our MediaMVP will turn any TV set or home entertainment system into a media playback device via the home network," said Ken Plotkin, Hauppauge's CEO.
Nowadays, that "someone" is more likely a something--a computer, VCR, or TV set. Some may call that antisocial, though the industry much prefers the term "interactive."
With a population of 8.5 million and annual per capita income of US$412.00, only 20% of Haitians can afford to buy a TV set, reports the U.S.
* Electricity bills don't give any details: consumers can't tell how much they are paying to run a refrigerator or a TV set. The study likens this to a grocery store bill listing a total tally but not the prices of individual foods.
Thirty-five years ago, you could see him at the Galeria Bonino in Manhattan translating the sedate electrons of a broadcast sitcom into swerving linear conundrums by manipulating a magnet on top of a TV set. Above the magnet was the irresistible Paik smile, which still seems to hover over all his work (he gracefully bears the burden of being universally liked).
Rogers' Neighborhood from a TV set placed downstage, Neumann dons the video icon's signature cardigan sweater, opens the refrigerator door (to which there's no refrigerator attacked), and snacks on Froot Loops.