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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang Television: "Parents complain about the quality of the shows but don't prevent their children from gluing themselves to the boob tube” ( David Owen).

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  • n. television
  • n. A type of woman's upper body garment consisting of a taut band of cloth around the breasts and back.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen

Etymologies

boob1 + tube, television set.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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