digital television

  1. a television broadcasting technology in which signals are transmitted as a sequence of binary numbers.

  2. a television set that can receive these digital signals.

Origin of digital television

First recorded in 1955–60, for an earlier sense
  • Also called digital TV .

Words Nearby digital television Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use digital television in a sentence

  • Since 2015, Beijing has funded a massive project to supply digital television services to rural Africa, so don’t be surprised if you find Kenyans watching kung fu films.

    Figuring Out China’s Next Move | Pallabi Munsi | March 29, 2021 | Ozy
  • digital television reinstates activity, and is subject to creative programming and interactivity.

  • These characteristics will be further reshaped as digital television becomes part of the networked world.

  • Are they replaced by the computer, the Internet browser, and digital television?

British Dictionary definitions for digital television

digital television

  1. television in which the picture information is transmitted in digital form and decoded at the television receiver

  2. a television set that can decode digital picture information and convert it into visible images

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012