cable box


: a box that receives television signals from a cable television system and sends them to the television

Examples of cable box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Charter has teamed up with Comcast to launch a Xumo service that will offer cable networks and streaming apps via a single, smaller device ,rather than a cable box. Brian Steinberg Variety Entertainment News Service, al, 3 Sep. 2023 There’s also no extra installation fee or cable box to pay for, making for a lower monthly bill. Kalea Martin, Peoplemag, 7 Aug. 2023 Putting the logo on top, basically by itself, is almost the streaming equivalent of being channel 1 or 2 on your cable box. Josef Adalian, Vulture, 26 May 2023 Available only to account holders above Eighty-sixth Street in Manhattan with working Time Warner coaxial-cable box. Bill Scheft, The New Yorker, 27 Feb. 2023

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“Cable box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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