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satellite television

Syllabification: sat·el·lite tel·e·vi·sion

Definition of satellite television in English:

noun

Television broadcasting using a satellite to relay signals to appropriately equipped customers in a particular area.
Example sentences
  • What if there's sentient life elsewhere in the universe, and they locate us by picking up our satellite television broadcasts one day?
  • Each room has a modem point, direct dial telephone with voicemail, satellite television, air conditioning, and mini-bar.
  • At the start of the 1990s, the idea that satellite television would become the dominant and most influential source of sporting coverage in the UK would have been a prediction met with ridicule and derision.

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