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[tel-uh-vahy-zer] /ˈtɛl əˌvaɪ zər/
an apparatus for transmitting or receiving television.
Origin of televisor
First recorded in 1925-30; televise + -or2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The two Steel-Blues moved toward the center of the televisor range.

    Acid Bath Vaseleos Garson
  • He hung up the receiver of the televisor and clicked off the switch.

  • He lifted the televisor set from the streets, brought it back across the desert and mountains into the laboratory.

    Empire Clifford Donald Simak
  • Get the Worldwide Tower on the televisor and warn them of what is to happen.

  • The televisor dived through the dome, sped through the city, straight for a penthouse apartment.

    Empire Clifford Donald Simak
  • If Quentin doesn't have that televisor fixed by the time we get back, we are in a jam.

    Spacewrecked on Venus Neil R. Jones
  • He tuned the televisor to its widest range and finally spotted one of the Steel-Blues.

    Acid Bath Vaseleos Garson
  • At the end of the long tunnel he stepped to the televisor which was fixed on the area surrounding the station.

    Acid Bath Vaseleos Garson
  • Too surprised to disobey, the guard threw the televisor switch, and in a moment Strom's stern face appeared on the screen.

    In the Orbit of Saturn Roman Frederick Starzl
  • Absent-mindedly he knocked out his pipe and pocketed it, swung around to the manual of the televisor.

    Empire Clifford Donald Simak

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