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Etymology 1Edit

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TV

  1. (metrology) Symbol for teravolt, an SI unit of electromotive force equal to 1012 volts.

Etymology 2Edit

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TV

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Tuvalu since 1977.
    Synonym: TUV (alpha-3)

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation.

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TV (countable and uncountable, plural TVs)

  1. (colloquial, countable, uncountable) Abbreviation of television.
    I saw an ad for that on TV.
    • 1985, Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (lyrics and music), “The Sun Always Shines on T.V.”, in Hunting High and Low, performed by a-ha:
      Believe me, the sun always shines on TV
  2. (countable) Abbreviation of transvestite.
    • 1996, Forced Womanhood, number 20, page 32:
      TV's who dominate and TV's who are dominated! TV's who are hot, sexy and horny as hell!
  3. (physiology) Initialism of tidal volume.
  4. Initialism of tax value.

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

televisio (television)

NounEdit

TV

  1. TV (abbreviation for television)

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TV f (plural TV)

  1. (Canada and Belgium, informal) television
    Synonym: télé

ItalianEdit

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TV f (invariable)

  1. (informal) television
    Synonyms: televisione, tivù

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ TV in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

TV(テレビ) (terebi

  1. Abbreviation of テレビ (TV).

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of televisjon

NounEdit

TV m (definite singular TV-en, indefinite plural TV-er, definite plural TV-ene)

  1. TV (television set)
  2. television (program broadcasting)
    Han vil se på TV.
    He wants to watch television.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of televisjon

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈteːˈʋeː/
  • (Standard Eastern) IPA(key): [ˈtêːˈʋěː]

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TV m (definite singular TV-en, indefinite plural TV-ar, definite plural TV-ane)

  1. TV (television set)
  2. television (program broadcasting)
    Dei likar ikkje å sjå på TV.
    They don't like to watch television.

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PortugueseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Initialism of televisão.

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TV f (plural TVs)

  1. TV

Serbo-CroatianEdit

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TV m (Cyrillic spelling ТВ)

  1. TV

SwedishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of television, borrowed from English television, attested since 1923.

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TV c

  1. TV
    Han såg det på TV:en.
    He saw it on the TV.
    Synonyms: television, televisionsapparat
    Holonym: etermedia

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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English TV.

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NounEdit

(classifier chiếc) TV

  1. Initialism of ti-vi.

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