Television



noun
1.
the broadcasting of a still or moving image via radiowaves to receivers that project a view of the image on a picture tube.
2.
the process involved.
3.
a set for receiving television broadcasts.
4.
the field of television broadcasting.
noun
1.
the system or process of producing on a distant screen a series of transient visible images, usually with an accompanying sound signal. Electrical signals, converted from optical images by a camera tube, are transmitted by UHF or VHF radio waves or by cable and reconverted into optical images by means of a television tube inside a television set
2.
Also called television set. a device designed to receive and convert incoming electrical signals into a series of visible images on a screen together with accompanying sound
3.
the content, etc, of television programmes
4.
the occupation or profession concerned with any aspect of the broadcasting of television programmes: he’s in television
5.
(modifier) of, relating to, or used in the transmission or reception of video and audio UHF or VHF radio signals: a television transmitter
hardware
A dedicated push media device for receiving streaming video and audio, either by terrestrial radio broadcast, satellite or cable.
(1997-11-23)

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