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video display terminal

noun
1.
Computers. a computer terminal consisting of a screen on which data or graphics can be displayed.
Abbreviation: VDT.
Also called visual display terminal; especially British, visual display unit.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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video display terminal
  (vĭd'ē-ō')   
A computer terminal having a video display that uses a cathode-ray tube.
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