SECAM


SECAM
SECAM /sēˈkam/
abbrev
Séquentiel couleur à mémoire (French), a broadcasting system for colour television

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['sēkam]
n. the television broadcasting system used in France and eastern Europe
Origin:
from French séquentiel couleur à mémoire (so named because the color information is transmitted in sequential blocks to a memory in the receiver)

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SECAM 7 [ˈsiːkæm] [ˈsiːkæm] noun uncountable
a television broadcasting system that is used in France and some other countries
compare NTSC, PAL
 
Word Origin:
[SECAM] from French séquentiel couleur à mémoire (so named because the colour information is transmitted in sequential blocks to a memory in the receiver).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.