raster burn

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raster burn

n. Eyestrain brought on by too many hours of looking at low-res, poorly tuned, or glare-ridden monitors, esp. graphics monitors. See terminal illness.
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terminal illness

n.
1. Syn. {raster burn}.
2. The `burn-in' condition your CRT tends to get if you don't have a screen saver.
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1. (Or terminal illness) Eyestrain brought on by too many hours of looking at low-resolution, poorly tuned, or glare-ridden monitors, especially graphics monitors.
2. The "burn-in" condition your CRT tends to get if you don't use a screen saver.
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