1. broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects 2. an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen 3. a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
Familiarity information: TELEVISION used as a noun is uncommon.
satellite television; satellite TV (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)
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