television aspect ratio
Television aspect ratio refers to the screens width compared to its height. Traditional television aspect ratio is 4x3. For example, a 32-inch traditional television screens would be 25 1/2 inches wide and 19 inches tall. Widescreen aspect ratio is 16x9. A 32-inch widescreen television screen would be 28 inches wide and 19 inches tall. (Adapted from www.dtv.gov)
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