American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A television.
- n. idiomatic Television.
- n. an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen
- An allusion to the supposed mind-reducing nature of television programming or its lack of educational value. (Wiktionary)
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