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set-top box Line breaks: set-top box
Pronunciation: /ˌsɛttɒp ˈbɒks/

Definition of set-top box in English:


A box-shaped device that converts a digital television signal to analogue for viewing on a conventional set, or that enables cable or satellite television to be viewed.
Example sentences
  • In other words, there are not enough digital set-top boxes to go around just yet.
  • Some of those who fall into this category have a digital set-top box but not a widescreen television.
  • That model will likely change when enough Americans have digital set-top boxes in their homes.
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