Wordlist: TV - List 3

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quiz show
 
a game show in the form of a quiz
 
talk show
 
a television or radio programme in which a host converses on various topics with guests who may be experts, celebrities, or members of the listening or viewing audience
 
feature
 
a long, prominent, article, programme or item in the media, or the department that creates them; frequently used technically to distinguish content from news
 
soap opera
 
a television serial, typically broadcast in the afternoon or evening, about the lives of melodramatic characters, which are often filled with strong emotions, highly dramatic situations and suspense
 
live
 
seen or heard from a broadcast right as it is happening
 
rating
 
a position on a scale which evaluates the number of viewers of a programme or a channel
 
aerial
 
a device for receiving or transmitting radio, television signals etc
 
cable
 
a system for receiving television or Internet service over coaxial or fibreoptic cables; short for cable television, broadcast over the above network, not by antenna
 
cable TV
 
broadcast over the cable network, not by antenna
 
satellite
 
any man-made apparatus designed to relay telecommunication signals to and from Earth; the reception of television broadcasts via services that utilise man-made satellite technology
 
satellite dish
 
a device for receiving or transmitting radio, television signals etc by satellite
 
DVD player
 
an electronic device for playing DVDs
 
video clip
 
a short video or film, often a music video on TV
 
film
 
a medium used to capture images in a camera; a motion picture
 
 
    • quiz show, quis shows(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a game show in the form of a quiz
    • Example:
      • She was once the host of a quiz show.
    • talk show, talk shows(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a television or radio programme in which a host converses on various topics with guests who may be experts, celebrities, or members of the listening or viewing audience
    • Example:
      • Most talk shows are broadcast in the afternoon.
    • feature, features[fiːtʃə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a long, prominent, article, programme or item in the media, or the department that creates them; frequently used technically to distinguish content from news
    • Example:
      • The news about Africa is a weekly feature on the TV channel.
    • soap opera, soap operas(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a television serial, typically broadcast in the afternoon or evening, about the lives of melodramatic characters, which are often filled with strong emotions, highly dramatic situations and suspense
    • Example:
      • Every night she watches her favourite soap opera.
      • Synonym(s):
        soap, daytime serial
    • live[lɪv](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • seen or heard from a broadcast right as it is happening
    • Example:
      • The station presents a live news programme every evening.
    • rating, ratings(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a position on a scale which evaluates the number of viewers of a programme or a channel
    • Example:
      • The new programme has high ratings.
      • Synonym(s):
        audience rate
  • aerial
    • aerial, aerials[ˈɛəɹ.i.əl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device for receiving or transmitting radio, television signals etc
    • Example:
      • This aerial doesn't transmit properly anymore.
      • Synonym(s):
        antenna
  • cable
    • cable, cables[keɪbl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a system for receiving television or Internet service over coaxial or fibreoptic cables; short for cable television, broadcast over the above network, not by antenna
    • Example:
      • I tried to watch the movie last night but my cable was out.
    • cable TV(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • broadcast over the cable network, not by antenna
    • Example:
      • Do you have cable TV at home?
  • satellite
    • satellite, satellites(noun)
    • Definition:
      • any man-made apparatus designed to relay telecommunication signals to and from Earth; the reception of television broadcasts via services that utilise man-made satellite technology
    • Example:
      • Do you have satellite at your house?
  • satellite dish
    • satellite dish, satellite dishes(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device for receiving or transmitting radio, television signals etc by satellite
    • Example:
      • We have to assemble a new satellite dish.
    • DVD player, DVD players(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an electronic device for playing DVDs
    • Example:
      • I got a new DVD player yesterday.
    • video clip, video clips(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a short video or film, often a music video on TV
    • Example:
      • Video clips are overwhelmingly supplied by amateurs.
  • film
    • film, films[fɪlm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a medium used to capture images in a camera; a motion picture
    • Example:
      • How about watching a film tonight?
      • Synonym(s):
        movie
 

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        talk show
        a television or radio programme in which a host converses on various topics with guests who may be experts, celebrities, or members of the listening or viewing audience
        cable TV
        broadcast over the cable network, not by antenna
        soap opera
        a television serial, typically broadcast in the afternoon or evening, about the lives of melodramatic characters, which are often filled with strong emotions, highly dramatic situations and suspense
        DVD player
        an electronic device for playing DVDs
        satellite dish
        a device for receiving or transmitting radio, television signals etc by satellite
        live
        seen or heard from a broadcast right as it is happening
        video clip
        a short video or film, often a music video on TV
        satellite
        any man-made apparatus designed to relay telecommunication signals to and from Earth; the reception of television broadcasts via services that utilise man-made satellite technology
        aerial
        a device for receiving or transmitting radio, television signals etc
        quiz show
        a game show in the form of a quiz
        rating
        a position on a scale which evaluates the number of viewers of a programme or a channel
        film
        a medium used to capture images in a camera; a motion picture
        feature
        a long, prominent, article, programme or item in the media, or the department that creates them; frequently used technically to distinguish content from news
        cable
        a system for receiving television or Internet service over coaxial or fibreoptic cables; short for cable television, broadcast over the above network, not by antenna
         
         
         

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        cable
        a system for receiving television or Internet service over coaxial or fibreoptic cables; short for cable television, broadcast over the above network, not by antenna
        film
        a medium used to capture images in a camera; a motion picture
        satellite
        any man-made apparatus designed to relay telecommunication signals to and from Earth; the reception of television broadcasts via services that utilise man-made satellite technology
        satellite dish
        a device for receiving or transmitting radio, television signals etc by satellite
        aerial
        a device for receiving or transmitting radio, television signals etc
         
         
         
         

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