televisionnoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈtel.ɪ.vɪʒ.ən/ /ˌtel.ɪˈvɪʒ.ən/ us /ˈtel.ə.vɪʒ.ən/ also TV, UK informal telly
A1 a device shaped like a box with a screen that receives electrical signals and changes them into moving images and sound, or the method or business of sending images and sound by electrical signals:
a 3D/an HD television
Could you turn the television down?
Is there anything good on television tonight?
- Our new television has a very clear picture.
- You said we could watch television when we've finished our homework.
- The news on television tonight was very depressing, as usual.
- Because of television, many people have lost the art of conversation .
- I wish they'd show more dramas and documentaries on television, instead of all these quizzes and reality TV shows..