high-definition television


high-definition television
noun
a television system that has more than the usual number of lines per frame so its pictures show more detail
Syn: ↑HDTV
Hypernyms: ↑television, ↑telecasting, ↑TV, ↑video

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/huy"def'euh nish"euhn/
a television system having twice the standard number of scanning lines per frame and producing a sharper image, and greater picture detail. Abbr.: HDTV
[1980-85]

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high-definition television see ↑HDTV
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