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Definition 1: a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for television in the sense of this definition

(television is a kind of ...) a communication system for communicating at a distance

(... is a kind of television ) a television system in which the signal is transmitted to an orbiting satellite that receives the signal and amplifies it and transmits it back to earth

(... is a kind of television ) a television system that transmits over cables

(... is a kind of television ) a television system that is not used for broadcasting but is connected by cables to designated monitors (as in a factory or theater)

(... is a kind of television ) a television that transmits images in color

(television is a part of ...) transmitter that is part of a television system

(television is a part of ...) an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen

"the British call a tv set a telly"

(television is a part of ...) electronic equipment that broadcasts or receives electromagnetic waves representing images and sound

(television is a part of ...) the sound elements of television

(television is a part of ...) electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions

(television is a part of ...) a vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen

(television belongs to category ...) 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"

Definition 2: an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where television or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the British call a tv set a telly

Synonyms for television in the sense of this definition

(television is a kind of ...) set that receives radio or tv signals

(television is a part of ...) a cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen

(... is part of television) a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points

(television belongs to category ...) 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"

Definition 3: broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where television or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she is a star of screen and video
  • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done

Synonyms for television in the sense of this definition

(television is a kind of ...) taking part in a radio or tv program

(... is a kind of television ) a television system that has more than the usual number of lines per frame so its pictures show more detail

(... is a kind of television ) television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver

(television is a part of ...) the audible part of a transmitted signal

"they always raise the audio for commercials"

(television is a part of ...) the visible part of a television transmission

"they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone"

(television is the domain which ... is member of) broadcast in color

(television is the domain which ... is member of) broadcast via television

"The Royal wedding was televised"

(television is the domain which ... is member of) an idler who spends much time on a couch (usually watching television)

(television is the domain which ... is member of) the immediate rebroadcast of some action (especially sports action) that has been recorded on videotape

(television is the domain which ... is member of) a band of adjacent radio frequencies (e.g., assigned for transmitting radio or television signals)

(television is the domain which ... is member of) an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen

"the British call a tv set a telly"

(television is the domain which ... is member of) a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points

(television is the domain which ... is member of) broadcast with captions that are seen only on receivers having special equipment; can be provided for hard-of-hearing viewers

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