Persons Using Television (PUT)

Technology / Television (TV) / Persons Using Television (PUT): A measurement of the total number of people in the target audience who are watching television for five minutes or longer during an average quarter-hour. PUT is generally expressed as a percent.

Other Words for Television

Television Verb Synonyms: TV, video (receiver), small screen, box, idiot box, telly, boob tube, tube, goggle-box
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Music Television

Technology / Television (TV) / Music Television: Generally refers to a system, such as a cable or satellite service (e.g., MTV, CMT), through which musical broadcast material is delivered. MORE

Modular Housing

Business / Real Estate / Modular Housing: A relatively recent concept in home construction, aimed at producing housing more economically and faster through prefabricating processes, also called prefabricated housing. Modular methods expedite MORE

Mutual Self-Help Housing

Business / Agriculture / Mutual Self-Help Housing: A program to assist groups of low-income families in building their own homes. Each family is expected to contribute at least 700 hours of labor in building homes for each other. Participating familie MORE

National Television System Committee (NTSC)

Technology / Home Audio / National Television System Committee (NTSC): Refers to the standards used for video broadcast and playback signal parameters in the U.S. Japan and other countries. Alternative systems used in Europe and some Asian countries are PAL and SECAM. MORE

Non-Narrative Television

Technology / Television (TV) / Non-Narrative Television: Televisual texts (e.g., news and sports programs, game shows, some commercials) that present reality to us without using conventional narrative structures. Instead, nonnarrative television relies on e MORE

Nielsen Television Index (NTI)

Technology / Television (TV) / Nielsen Television Index (NTI): National network audience measurement reports. MORE

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