high-definition television


high-definition television
high′-defini′tion tel′evision
n.
rtv a television system having a high number of scanning lines per frame, producing a sharper image and greater picture detail
Abbr.: HDTV
Etymology: 1980–85

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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