small screen
noun Date: 1956 television

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • small screen — small .screen n the small screen television used especially when comparing television to the cinema →↑big screen ▪ a film made for the small screen …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • small-screen — smallˈ screen adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑small …   Useful english dictionary

  • small screen — small′ screen′ n. 1) cvs the medium of television 2) cvs a television set …   From formal English to slang

  • small screen — or the n. Informal television …   English World dictionary

  • small screen — 1. the medium of television. 2. a television set. * * * small screen noun Television • • • Main Entry: ↑small * * * small screen, Especially British. television: »Medical men…are now no strangers either to the small screen or, for that matter, to …   Useful english dictionary

  • small screen — N SING: usu the N When people talk about the small screen, they are referring to television, in contrast to films that are made for the cinema. Now he is also to become a star of the small screen... Live concerts are never quite the same on the… …   English dictionary

  • small screen — noun (singular) television: a film made for the small screen …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • small screen — noun The broadcast or cable television screen, as opposed to the cinema screen (or big screen); by extension, the television programs themselves. Ant: big screen …   Wiktionary

  • small screen — 1. the medium of television. 2. a television set. * * * …   Universalium

  • small screen — /ˈsmɔl skrin/ (say smawl skreen) noun the, Colloquial television …   Australian English dictionary

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