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television  


      n  
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        (Abbrev.)    TV  
     (C20: from tele- + vision)  
  televisional      adj  
  televisionally      adv  
  televisionary      adj  


cable television  
      n   a television service in which programmes are distributed to subscribers' televisions by cable rather than by broadcast transmission  
closed-circuit television  
      n   a television system in which signals are transmitted from the television camera to the receivers by cables or telephone links forming a closed circuit, as used in shops, hospitals, etc.  
digital television  
      n   television in which the picture information is transmitted in digital form and decoded at the television receiver  
high definition television  
      n   a television system offering a picture with superior definition, using 1000 or more scanning lines, and possibly a higher field repetition rate to reduce flicker effects,   (Abbrev.)    HDTV  
pay television  
      n   a system by which television programmes are transmitted in scrambled form, unintelligible except to those who have paid for descrambling equipment,   (Also called)    subscription television  
projection television  
      n   a television receiver in which a very bright picture on a small cathode-ray tube screen is optically projected onto a large screen  
subscription television  
      n      another name for       pay television  
television tube  
      n   a cathode-ray tube designed for the reproduction of television pictures,   (Sometimes shortened to)    tube     (Also called)    picture tube  
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television  

  
gogglebox     (Brit. slang)   idiot box     (slang)   receiver, small screen     (informal)   telly     (Brit. informal)   the box     (Brit. informal)   the tube     (slang)   TV, TV set  

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n.
watch a great number of episodes from the same television series in a row
portmanteau word: binge (excessive consumption of something) + watching

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