An early television (2)



  • An electronic communication medium that allows the transmission of real-time visual images, and often sound.
  • A device for receiving television signals and displaying them in visual form.
  • Collectively, the programs broadcast via the medium of television.
  • Vision at a distance.



Similar words


  • tele- + vision; first attested in 1900, probably a "simultaneous" translation or calque of French télévision from Constantin Perskyi's 1900 paper that was unpublished but presented at a Paris conference.

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