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Descriptor in English: Television
Descriptor in Spanish: Televisión
Descriptor in Portuguese: Televisão
Descriptor in French: Télévision
Entry term(s): Televisions
Tree number(s): J01.897.280.500.898
L01.178.590.875
L01.178.820.090.898
L01.178.847.823
SH1.050.060.020
SP2.021.167.010.110
Scope note: The transmission and reproduction of transient images of fixed or moving objects. An electronic system of transmitting such images together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound. (From Webster, 3rd ed)
Annotation: for color TV do not coord with COLOR unless specifically emphasized & then NIM only
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS UI: 14068
Descriptor UI: D013690
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Television - Preferred
Concept UI M0021134
Scope note The transmission and reproduction of transient images of fixed or moving objects. An electronic system of transmitting such images together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound. (From Webster, 3rd ed)
Preferred term Television
Entry term(s) Televisions



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