component video



  • noun a method of transmitting video information, used in professional video systems, that has separate signals for the luminance and two chrominance channels to avoid interference


  • In TV transmission and reception, the carrying of video information in separate signals, which are then combined before viewing. For instance, sending the red, green, blue, blanking, and synchronizing signals separately. Also called component video signal, or component signal.
  • synonymcomponent signal

Media Studies

  • noun a video signal in which the colour and the light/dark portions of the signal are kept separate, allowing for easier editing without distortion.