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small screen

the medium of television.
a television set. Unabridged
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  • At the back of this dais was a small screen and immediately in front of this, in the center, was Her Majesty's throne.

    Two Years in the Forbidden City The Princess Der Ling
  • He pointed almost apologetically to the small screen on his desk.

    The Dark Door Alan Edward Nourse
  • In front of this is a small screen, and close by there are some more pegs with things hanging upon them.

    Trelawny of The "Wells" Arthur W. Pinero
  • Ross clicked the lever when she was finished, and watched the small screen.

    Key Out of Time Andre Alice Norton
  • They may be made to throw an image upon a small screen where its lines may be traced out by the artist.

British Dictionary definitions for small screen

small screen

an informal name for television
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Contemporary definitions for small screen

the medium of television's 21st Century Lexicon
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