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cable television

noun

Simple Definition of cable television

  • : a system in which television signals are sent through cables rather than through the air

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cable television

  1. :  a system of television reception in which signals from distant stations are picked up by a master antenna and sent by cable to the individual receivers of paying subscribers —called also cable TV

1951

First Known Use of cable television

1951


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cable television

noun

Definition of cable television for Students

  1. :  a television system in which paying customers receive the television signals over electrical wires




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