Ambiguous term, variously used to refer to composite baseband or composite video.
A traditional video signal format that combines vertical and horizontal blanking and synchronizing signals. Luminance signal and chroma (color) signal are consolidated into one video signal in this format while they are split in S-Video (or S-VHS) signal format.
the complete video picture signal containing chroma, luminance, and vertical and horizontal sync information, but not sound.
A composite video signal has combined luminance and chrominance information using one of three encoding standards â€“ PAL, NTSC or SECAM. This results in a picture quality that is lower than component signals. 1-inch, D2 and VHS are examples of composite formats.
The television signal that consists of the video signal.