high-definition television

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high-definition television

[¦hī def·ə¦nish·ən ′tel·ə‚vizh·ən]
(communications)
A television system with a resolution of more than 1000 scan lines, as compared to 525-625 scan lines in conventional systems. Abbreviated HDTV.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When an HDTV set has an internal channel tuner, it is usually an analog one that cannot process a true HDTV signal.
The Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Association (CEMA) responded quickly, citing its own research results which indicate that true HDTV will inherit the throne from analog.