closed-circuit television

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closed-circuit television

a television system in which signals are transmitted from a television camera to the receivers by cables or telephone links forming a closed circuit, as used in security systems, etc.

closed-circuit television

[¦klōzd ¦sər·kət ′tel·ə‚vizh·ən]
(communications)
Any application of television that does not involve broadcasting for public viewing; the programs can be seen only on specified receivers connected to the television camera by circuits, which include microwave relays and coaxial cables. Abbreviated CCTV.
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