on (the) television

Definition of on (the) television

  1. :  broadcast by television :  being shown by television or in a television program What is on the television tonight? There's nothing (I want to watch) on television right now. I recognize your face. Are you on television?

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an electronic system of transmitting transient images of fixed or moving objects together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound

    :  a television receiving set

    :  the television broadcasting industry

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