character generator(redirected from Television character generator)
character generator[′kar·ik·tər ‚jen·ə‚rād·ər]
A hard-wired subroutine which will display alphanumeric characters on a screen.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
character generator(1) Circuitry that converts data characters into dot patterns for a display screen.
(2) A device that creates text characters that are superimposed onto video frames.
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