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SECAM

Syllabification: SECAM
Pronunciation: /ˈsēkam
 
/

Definition of SECAM in English:

noun

The television broadcasting system used in France and eastern Europe.

Origin

from French séquentiel couleur à mémoire (so named because the color information is transmitted in sequential blocks to a memory in the receiver).

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