Definition of “television” - Learner’s Dictionary

television

noun uk us /ˈtelɪvɪʒən/
EQUIPMENT [ C ]

A1 a piece of equipment, with a screen on the front, used for watching programmes:

Richard switched the television on.
PROGRAMMES [ U ]

A1 the programmes that are shown on a television:

I mostly watch television in the evening.
I saw it on television.
a television programme
SYSTEM [ U ]

B1 the system or business of making and broadcasting programmes for television:

She works in television.
a television company/network
→ See also closed-circuit television , satellite television

(Definition of “television” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)