1. A stupid plastic box with a CRT, plastic casing (sometimes bestowed with wood paneling if its from 1978), and a glass screen designed to keep people in their homes.
2. Corporatism's source of pocketing new customers with their ill-quality products.
3. Something to sit and stare at if you want to see the forecast, or see people get killed.
Television sucks, and its completely stupid, which is why I don't say "television"; I call it the "idiot box"