- 1 (also television set) [countable] a piece of electrical equipment with a screen on which you can watch programs with moving pictures and sounds a color television a widescreen television a plasma screen television to turn the television on/off
- 2 [uncountable] the programs broadcast on television We don't do much in the evenings except watch television.
- 3[uncountable] the system, process, or business of broadcasting television programs satellite/terrestrial/cable/digital television the television news a television documentary a television company/presenter I'd like to work in television (= for a television company). see also cable television, closed-circuit television Idioms
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being broadcast by television; appearing in a television program What's on television tonight? It was on TV yesterday. I recognize you. Aren't you on television?
on television (informal on TV)jump to other results