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Definition of "high-definition television" [high-definition television]

  • A television system that has twice the standard number of scanning lines per frame and therefore produces pictures with greater detail. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "high-definition television" in a sentence
  • "Taking me to a premium, all-inclusive lounge area along the first base line complete with private restrooms, high-definition television monitors and grab-and-go dining foods, The Ketel One Lounge became home number one."
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