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TV

[tee-vee] /ˈtiˈvi/
noun, plural TVs.
Origin
1948
1948

Soong

[soo ng] /sʊŋ/
noun
1.
Charles Jones, 1866–1918, Chinese merchant (father of Ai-ling, Ch'ing-ling, Mei-ling, and Tse-ven Soong).
2.
Ai-ling
[ahy-ling] /ˈaɪˈlɪŋ/ (Show IPA),
1888–1973, wife of H. H. Kung.
3.
Ching-ling or Ch’ing-ling
[ching-ling] /ˈtʃɪŋˈlɪŋ/ (Show IPA),
1892–1981, widow of Sun Yat-sen.
4.
Mei-ling or Mayling [mey-ling] /ˈmeɪˈlɪŋ/ (Show IPA), (Madame Chiang Kai-Shek) 1897–2003, wife of Chiang Kai-shek.
5.
Tse-ven or Tzu-wen
[tsoo -wuhn] /ˈtsʊˈwʌn/ (Show IPA),
(T.V) 1894–1971, Chinese financier.
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Examples for TV
  • The show was first aired on TV nova and then rerun on prima TV several times.
  • Interaction happens between the TV watcher and the dTV system.
  • Sometimes, even repeated TV replays cannot prove a call either way.
  • Since overcoming his cocaine addiction, he has become a TV host in argentina.
  • This was to be a pilot for a TV series, but no network picked it up.
  • A TV series has also been announced by the polish public broadcasting corporation, TVp.
  • The bumbling detective became the star of his own nbc TV puppet show that same year.
  • For a brief period, he had his own TV show, where he freely expressed his views.
  • The bbc produced a tribute as part of their TV series omnibus.
  • The couple made several TV performances with this song in germany.
British Dictionary definitions for TV

tv

abbreviation
1.
Tuvalu

TV

abbreviation
1.
television
2.
transvestite

Soong

/sʊŋ/
noun
1.
an influential Chinese family, notably Soong Ch'ing-ling (1890–1981), who married Sun Yat-sen and became a vice-chairman of the People's Republic of China (1959); and Soong Mei-ling (1898-2003), who married Chiang Kai-shek
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Word Origin and History for TV

1948, shortened form of television (q.v.). TV dinner (1954) is a proprietary name registered by Swanson & Sons, Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for TV

TV

noun

A transvestite; trannie: TVs are not as feminine as they themselves think they are (1965+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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TV in Technology
networking
The country code for Tuvalu.
Heavily used for vanity domains by TV stations.
(1999-01-27)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for TV

TV

  1. television
  2. transvestite
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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