Definition of Television receiver

1. Noun. An electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen. "The British call a tv set a telly"

Exact synonyms: Boob Tube, Goggle Box, Idiot Box, Television, Television Set, Telly, Tv, Tv Set
Terms within: Kinescope, Picture Tube, Television Tube
Generic synonyms: Receiver, Receiving System
Group relationships: Television, Television System
Category relationships: Telecasting, Television, Tv, Video

Lexicographical Neighbors of Television Receiver

television camera
television channel
television channels
television equipment
television microscope
television monitor
television network
television networks
television news
television newscaster
television personalities
television personality
television pickup tube
television program
television programs
television receiver (current term)
television reporter
television room
television series
television set
television sets
television show
television star
television station
television stations
television system
television transmitter
television tube

Literary usage of Television receiver

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Television Picture Tubes and Other Cathode-Ray Tubes: Industry and Trade Summary by John W. Kitzmiller (1995)
"Philips purchased the television receiver and picture tube business of Magnavox, ... All seven tube producers are also color television receiver producers; ..."

2. Making Things Better: Competing in Manufacturing (1993)
"The carrier wave, sent over the air or over cable, is picked up by a television receiver tuned to the wave's frequency band. ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(4) television receiver means an electronic product designed to receive and ... (6) User controls means all of those controls on a television receiver, ..."

4. Economic Effects of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders and DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Description of Downstream Industry The color television receiver industry ... television receiver manufacturers strongly oppose any increase in the cost of ..."

5. Presidents List of Articles Which May Be Designated Or Modified As Eligible by Richard Witherspoon (1994)
"Tuners account for about 5 percent of the cost of materials for a television receiver. Imports of tuners declined between 1990 and 1991 as a result of US ..."

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