video display terminal

video display terminal

noun
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:
1975–80

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video display terminal   (vĭd'ē-ō')  Pronunciation Key 
A computer terminal having a video display that uses a cathode-ray tube.
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visual display unit

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