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  1. set-top box(Noun)

    A device that connects some source of signal to a television set, often decrypting a digitally encrypted signal from a communications satellite or cable network.


  1. Set-top box

    A set-top box or set-top unit is an information appliance device that generally contains a tuner and connects to a television set and an external source of signal, turning the source signal into content in a form that can then be displayed on the television screen or other display device. Set-top boxes can also enhance source signal quality. They are used in cable television and satellite television systems, as well as other uses.

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