Definition of small screen in English:

small screen

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noun

(the small screen)
  • Television as a medium: transplanting the timeless values of good literature to the small screen
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    • It'll be curious to see how well small-screen creds translate to the small stage.
    • Clearly its unpretentious dimensions were calculated to fit the small-screen format of fifties live television, and any attempt to inflate the project to Broadway proportions might well be doomed to failure.
    • Still, it's come home that for about twenty years or so, people have gone to the movies to watch television, to be entertained and amused in a small-screen kind of way with big-screen kinds of visuals.

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