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television

 
Noun television has 3 senses
  1. television, telecasting, 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
    --1 is a kind of broadcasting
    --1 has parts: video, picture; audio, sound
    --1 has particulars: cable television, cable; high-definition television, HDTV
    Derived form: verb televise1
  2. television receiver, television, television set, tv, tv set, idiot box, boob tube, telly, goggle box - a receiver that displays television images; "the British call a tv set a telly"
    --2 is a kind of receiver, receiving system
    --2 is a part of television, television system
    --2 has parts: kinescope, picture tube, television tube
  3. television, television system - a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
    --3 is a kind of telecommunication system, telecom system, telecommunication equipment, telecom equipment
    --3 has parts:
     audio; cathode-ray tube, CRT; monitor; television equipment, video equipment; television receiver, television, television set, tv, tv set, idiot box, boob tube, telly, goggle box; television transmitter
    --3 has particulars:
     cable, cable television, cable system, cable television service; closed-circuit television; color television, colour television, color television system, colour television system, color TV, colour TV; satellite television, satellite TV
    Derived form: verb televise1
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