What is television?


Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium for transmitting and receiving moving images that can be monochrome (black-and-white) or colored, with or without accompanying sound. "Television" may also refer specifically to a television set, television programming, or television transmission.

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Television - Environmental Aspects
... which contain mercury, there is growing concern about electronic waste from discarded televisions ... Further environmental concerns related to television design and use relate to the devices' increasing electrical energy requirements ...
G4 - Television
... G4 (TV channel), an American television channel G4 Canada, a Canadian television channel devoted to technology-related programming ...
Valley, Alabama - Media
... Valley is served by the Columbus, Georgia Television Designated Market Area (DMA) ... Communications and Knology provide cable television service ... Dish Network provide direct broadcast satellite television including both local and national channels to area residents ...
SECAM - History
... Initially, a version of SECAM for the French 819-line television standard was devised and tested, but not introduced ... only in 625 lines, France had to start the conversion by switching over to a 625-line television standard, which happened at the beginning of the 1960s with the introduction of a second network ... here is color!) In 1967, CLT of Lebanon became the third television station in the world after the Soviet Union and France to broadcast in color, utilizing the French SECAM technology ...

More definitions of "television":

  • (noun): A telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points.
    Synonyms: television system
  • (noun): Broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects.
    Example: "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
    Synonyms: telecasting, TV, video

Famous quotes containing the word television:

    ... there is no reason to confuse television news with journalism.
    Nora Ephron (b. 1941)

    The television critic, whatever his pretensions, does not labour in the same vineyard as those he criticizes; his grapes are all sour.
    Frederic Raphael (b. 1931)

    It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.
    Shirley Chisholm (b. 1924)