English word television comes from French vision (Vision, sight.).
Television detailed word origin explanation
|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. |