media

Definitions

General English

  • noun newspapers, TV and radio

Commerce

  • noun the means of communicating a message about a product or service to the public

Computing

  • plural noun physical materials that can be used to store data
  • plural noun the various means of transmitting information, including audio and video, television, radio, newspapers, and magazines

Electronics

  • A plural form of medium.
  • The physical materials or mediums which serve to store data on a permanent or semi-permanent basis. These include magnetic disks and tapes, DVDs, holograms, bubble memory, and so on. Also called storage media (2), or data storage media.
  • The physical materials which serve to store data on any basis. These include magnetic disks and tapes, optical media such as CD-ROMs, computer displays, cards, and paper.

Information & Library Science

Media Studies

  • noun the various means of mass communication considered as a whole, including television, radio, magazines and newspapers, together with the people involved in their production

Military

  • noun a general term for the television, radio and newspapers, and the reporters who work for them
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