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Noun: television  'te-lu,vi-zhun
  1. Broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done";
    - telecasting, TV, video
  2. A telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
    - television system, TV
  3. (television) an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen
    - television receiver, television set, tv, tv set, idiot box [N. Amer, informal], boob tube [N. Amer, informal], telly [Brit, informal], goggle box [Brit, informal], TV, box [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: televisions

Type of: broadcasting, receiver, receiving system, telecom equipment, telecom system, telecommunication equipment, telecommunication system

Encyclopedia: Television