Emmy NOUN (pl. Emmys) (in the US) a statuette awarded annually to an outstanding television programme or performer.
ORIGIN said to be from Immy, short for image orthicon tube (a kind of television camera tube).

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  • Emmy — Award Les Emmys (Emmy Awards) sont des trophées américains qui récompensent chaque année depuis 1949 les meilleures émissions et les meilleurs professionnels de la télévision américaine[1]. Trois organisations sœurs mais distinctes présentent les …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Emmy — f English: pet form of EMMA (SEE Emma), EMILY (SEE Emily), and related names. It is occasionally used as an independent given name, especially in the United States and in combinations such as Emmy Jane and Emmy Jo …   First names dictionary

  • Emmy — statuette awarded by the American Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 1949, said to be an alteration of Immy, from IMAGE (Cf. image) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Emmy — (izg. ȅmi) ž DEFINICIJA godišnja nagrada za televizijski program, produkciju i izvedbu; dodjeljuje je američka Nacionalna akademija za televiziju, umjetnost i znanost ETIMOLOGIJA amer.engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Emmy — [em′ē] ☆ [altered < Immy, engineering slang for the image orthicon camera: name proposed (1948) in contrast to OSCAR2 by H. R. Lubcke, U.S. TV engineer] trademark for:trademark for 1. any of the annual awards given by the Academy of Television …   English World dictionary

  • Emmy — Der Produzent Bruce Kennedy mit der Emmy Trophäe, die er bei der Preisverleihung 2005 zugesprochen bekam. Der Emmy ist der bedeutendste Fernsehpreis der USA. Er wird seit 1949 jährlich für die abgelaufene Fernsehsaison in mittlerweile 91… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • emmy — ⇒EMMI, EMMY, prép. et adv. Vx. ou arch. littér. I. Prép. Au milieu de. Emmy les pierres et les grands chardons (SAND, Pte F., 1849, p. 150). Emmi les champs de chardons (CENDRARS, Bourlinguer, 1948, p. 306). II. Adv. Au milieu. De quel droit la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Emmy — Emmi, Emmy Koseform von → Emma (Bedeutung: die Große, Gewaltige). Namensträgerin: Emmy Noether, deutsche Mathematikerin …   Deutsch namen

  • Emmy — UK [ˈemɪ] / US Word forms Emmy : singular Emmy plural Emmys trademark in the US, a prize given to people who work in television …   English dictionary

  • Emmy — Ẹm|my, der; s, s, Em|my Award [ ə wɔ:d], der; [s], s [engl. amerik., viell. zu: Immy (im Technikjargon Kurzwort für: image orthicon camera = eine spezielle Fernsehkamera) u. award = Preis]: (jährlich verliehener) amerikanischer Preis für TV… …   Universal-Lexikon

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