television

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French télévision.

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television (countable and uncountable, plural televisions)

An early television (2)
  1. (uncountable) An electronic communication medium that allows the transmission of real-time visual images, and often sound.
    It’s a good thing that television doesn’t transmit smell.
  2. (countable) A device for receiving television signals and displaying them in visual form.
    I have an old television in the study.
  3. (uncountable) Collectively, the programs broadcast via the medium of television.
    fifty-seven channels and nothing on television

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television (third-person singular simple present televisions, present participle televisioning, simple past and past participle televisioned)

  1. (neologism, informal) To watch television.

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television

  1. Genitive singular form of televisio.

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EtymologyEdit

tele- +‎ vision

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television c

  1. television

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Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 18:23