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Noun: cable television  'key-bul 'te-lu,viz-hun
  1. Television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver
    - cable
  2. A television system that transmits over cables
    - cable, cable system, cable television service
  3. Television received through cables rather than broadcast

Derived forms: cable televisions

Type of: boob tube [N. Amer, informal], box [Brit, informal], goggle box [Brit, informal], idiot box [N. Amer, informal], telecasting, television, television receiver, television set, television system, telly [Brit, informal], TV, tv set, video

Encyclopedia: Cable television