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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A way of sending pictures through space by changing the light rays into electric waves which are picked up by a receiver that changes them back to light rays shown on a screen.

Usage examples (37)
  • I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
  • I had one college professor say that a job in television is maybe a good second job.
  • "I think the representation of reality in television is a very important thing to look at," he said.
  • Will there come a day when 'television' is decoupled altogether from a schedule? for more
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