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display

1. Electronics
a. a device capable of representing information visually, as on a cathode-ray tube screen
b. the information so presented
2. Zoology a pattern of behaviour in birds, fishes, etc., by which the animal attracts attention while it is courting the female, defending its territory, etc.

display

[di′splā]
(electronics)
A visible representation of information, in words, numbers, or drawings, as on the cathode-ray tube screen of a radar set, navigation system, or computer console.
The device on which the information is projected. Also known as display device.
The image of the information.

display

(hardware)

display

(language)
A vector of pointers to activation records. The Nth element points to the activation record containing variables declared at lexical depth N. This allows faster access to variables from outer scopes than the alternative of linked activation records (but most variable accesses are either local or global or occasionally to the immediately enclosing scope). Displays were used in some ALGOL implementations.

display

(1) To show text and graphics on a CRT or flat panel screen.

(2) A screen or monitor.
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