In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(medium)televisión feminine(studio/transmitter/screen) de televisión(program/broadcast) de televisión(broadcast/program) televisivoto watch television — ver / mirar (la) televisión
- television announcer — locutor de continuidad de televisión
- television dinner — comida pre-preparada para consumir viendo la televisión
- television license — licencia que debe obtenerse para poseer un receptor de televisión
- television listings — programación televisiva / de televisión
- television lounge / room — sala de televisión
- television network — red de televisión
- television viewer — telespectadora
- Drinks machines, televisions and magazines are all necessities in a modern launderette.
- He admits that it can sometimes be difficult to tear his teenage boys away from their computer games and bedroom televisions.
- If there was a release that would benefit from widescreen televisions, this would be it.
- Analog closed circuit television systems require that video tapes be changed daily or at least every other day.
- The steam printing press, telegraph, radio and television have all revolutionized media in some way or another.
- By analogy, that term came to be applied to transmitting radio or television signals over a wide area.
- One of the decoder's signals can in fact be accessed by televisions in any room in my home.
- It was the only form of communication, as no radio or telephone, television, video or film existed then.
- Normally, the sale of colour televisions soar every time there is some major sporting event.
- The new campaign goes live across television, radio and online.
- The television set, and what one is able to offer has changed dramatically since they first became available.
- A decoder box fitted to the television set would deliver 200 or more pay channels.
- The community received a satellite dish, a digital satellite decoder and a television set.
- This includes such items as telephones, radios, televisions and recording devices.
- Monitors and televisions rely on our inability to discern detail at the pixel level.
- Until 1976, the radio and television system was also fully state controlled.
- It is also in the forefront of the drive to transmit television via broadband.
- Datacasting pushes data over the airwaves or other media alongside television, radio or other signals.
- At the moment, flat screen televisions are still the sort of thing that only corporate money can buy.
- They tend to sit in front of televisions and computer screens for hours on end.
- The race will be shown on big screens and televisions around the grounds.
- The game was being shown on two big screens and five televisions in the pub.
- As always, the sale of colour televisions are all set to go up, as the tournament approaches.
- Local dealers have retuned televisions for their clients to receive the channel.
- Similarly, radio and television signals were designed to be relayed to a single wire even if part of their passage was wireless.
- Radio and television signals are captured using antennae close to the size of the wavelength of broadcast radiation.
- The tower has a restaurant, radio and television transmitter and more.
- From there it was a small step to radio and eventually television.
- Safety will be a key issue with a security kiosk and gates backed up by a swipe card entry system, as well as closed circuit television cameras.
- Coming soon are high-brightness displays for computer screens and televisions.
- His school benefited by receiving a television set as a prize.
- They have made provision by buying big screen televisions for spectators.
- Each side of the room had three televisions at various points, suspended from the ceiling, with a seventh at the end.
- However, like its print and television counterparts, radio is undergoing rapid change.
- It takes the play-by-play nature of radio and television and converges it online.
- Method of transmitting radio and television signals that promises better-quality picture and sound, and a wider choice of channels.
- They will also be pre-wired for surround sound music systems and television.
- The moment will be beamed by satellite transmission to television and radio stations around the world.
2also television settelevisor masculineaparato de televisión masculinetelevisión feminineto turn / switch the television on/off — poner / encender/apagar el televisor / la televisión
3(industry)televisión feminineshe works in television — trabaja en (la) televisión
- The same could be said of the rapid response medium of television news - viewers are now used to seeing human destruction as it happens.
- The new party television broadcasts were helping them make up their mind.
- The first was the rise of television, a centralizing medium that invited such journalism.
- Soon after the paper's publication, British television aired a program on the whooping cough vaccine.
- We've invested heavily in our team in the city and now have two television reporters and a radio reporter based there.
- Both candidates agreed to use the evolving medium of television as a venue for the customary leaders' debate.
- Men dominate the production and programming side of television too.
- Print, radio and television surround us with negative images.
- Our news columns and television broadcasts fail consistently to reflect this diversity.
- By 1952 the conventions were designed for the visual medium of television.
- Yes, we are living in a truly stunning period of creative activity in television.
- And how we can better understand each other through this great medium we have called television.
- The television advertisements will be broadcast over a five week period.
- The medium of television has only increased the power of sports to be a shared experience among a disparate population.
- Audiences for broadcast television news are suffering a downward flutter.
- Moreover, television is an adversarial medium that reports politics through the prism of personal conflict.
- Greek television broke into programs to report developments.
- For years, advertisers have been growing increasingly unhappy with television as an advertising medium.
- I used to say that television was the best medium ever invented for showing old films late into the night.
- A series of television adverts will be broadcast as part of the Full Stop campaign, which aims to challenge and change attitudes to children.
Hoy en día, los estadounidenses pasan el 40% de su tiempo libre viendo la televisión. Los canales menos importantes, por lo general, están afiliados a las grandes redes ABC, CBS y NBC y la televisión por cable y de pago se están haciendo cada vez más comunes. En su mayor parte, la televisión norteamericana se financia con la publicidad, que ocupa el 20% del tiempo de emisión. En el Reino Unido hay dos canales públicos, la BBC1 y la BBC2, y los canales comerciales de ITV, Channel Four, y Channel Five. La televisión por satélite y por cable también están ganado popularidad, especialmente debido a que ha adquirido los derechos para transmitir los acontecimientos deportivos más importantes.
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