gogglebox (Brit. slang) idiot box (slang) receiver, small screen (informal) telly (Brit. informal) the box (Brit. informal) the tube (slang) TV, TV set
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television ( televisions plural )
1 n-count A television or television set is a piece of electrical equipment consisting of a box with a glass screen on it on which you can watch programmes with pictures and sounds.
She turned the television on and flicked around between news programmes.
2 n-uncount Television is the system of sending pictures and sounds by electrical signals over a distance so that people can receive them on a television in their home.
Toy manufacturers began promoting some of their products on television...
3 n-uncount Television refers to all the programmes that you can watch.
I don't have much time to watch very much television.
4 n-uncount Television is the business or industry concerned with making programmes and broadcasting them on television. British commercial television has been steadily losing its lead as the most advanced sector of the industry in Europe.
Breakfast television refers to television programmes which are broadcast in the morning at the time when most people are having breakfast.
Cable television is a television system in which signals are sent along wires rather than by radio waves. n-uncount
digital television ( digital televisions plural )
1 n-uncount Digital television is television in which the signals are transmitted in digital form and decoded by the television receiver.
2 n-count A digital television is a television that can receive digital signals.
...wide screen digital televisions.
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