Grammar Tips & Articles »

Telephone vs. Television

Learning the Differences between Telephone and Television

16 Views
  Annie Lam  —  Grammar Tips
Font size:

Telephone vs. Television

A system for sending sounds over distances by changing them into electrical signals. The signals are sent by wires or radio waves and then changed back into sounds.
A device for sending and receiving sounds, especially speech, in this way. The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876.

A piece of equipment with a screen that receives and shows moving pictures with sound.
The sending of sounds and moving pictures along radio waves to be picked up by a television set. The diagram shows in simplified form how moving pictures are produced inside a television cathode-ray tube. Radio waves are changed into electrical signals that cause beams of electrons to sweep continuously across a fluorescent scree. As the beams hit the screen's phosphor stripes, they create constantly changing dots of colored light, which the viewer sees as moving images.
Rate this article:(0.00 / 0 votes)

Have a discussion about this article with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this article to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Telephone vs. Television." Grammar.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 31 Oct. 2020. <https://www.grammar.com/telephone_vs._television>.

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Check your text and writing for style, spelling and grammar problems everywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Check your text and writing for style, spelling and grammar problems everywhere on the web!

    Free Writing Tool:

    Instant
    Grammar Checker

    Improve your grammar, vocabulary, and writing -- and it's FREE!


    Improve your writing now:

    Download Grammar eBooks

    It’s now more important than ever to develop a powerful writing style. After all, most communication takes place in reports, emails, and instant messages.




    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.