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English word television comes from French vision (Vision, sight.).

Television etymology ?

Television detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vision French (fra) Vision, sight.
télévision French (fra) Television.
television English (eng) (neologism, informal) To watch television. (countable) A device for receiving television signals and displaying them in visual form.. (uncountable) An electronic communication medium that allows the transmission of real-time visual images, and often sound.. (uncountable) Collectively, the programs broadcast via the medium of television.. (uncountable) Vision at a distance.