terminal emulator

(redirected from Term program)

terminal emulator

A program that allows a computer to act like a (particular brand of) terminal, e.g. a vt-100. The computer thus appears as a terminal to the host computer and accepts the same escape sequences for functions such as cursor positioning and clearing the screen.

xterm is a terminal emulator for the X Window System.
This article is provided by FOLDOC - Free Online Dictionary of Computing (foldoc.org)

terminal emulation

Using software in a desktop machine to make it perform like a hardware terminal. The emulated terminal is typically in the VT100-500 family, designed originally by Digital Equipment. Connected to stand-alone, centralized minicomputers and mainframes, VT terminals were very popular in the 1980s. See 3270 emulator, twinax card, virtual terminal and xterm.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.
References in periodicals archive ?
'I can still play and maybe win Kenya something but we are looking at a long term program. We can't be doing things the same way and expect different results,' he added.
The financial services firm previously had a long-term issuer rating of Ba1, short term program rating of (P)NP and short term commercial paper rating of NP.
I think it's just the long term program na magdadala sa amin doon," Morado said.
This year, once again, Chanakya IAS Academy is announcing extensively designed short term program to prepare students for UPSC Prelims 2018 in a span of 3 months.
has launched a long term program that aims to discover champions in bowling, ice hockey, figure skating, and short speed skating.
However, he admitted it would be difficult to reach the annual export volume target within the framework of the medium term program, set at $158 billion, due to foreign cyclical developments.
Regarding the benefit to students' continued learning after attending a short term program, parents and teachers agreed that the most beneficial components were the areas of self-determination and assistive technology.
The investment is part of Nestle's long term program in Indonesia, Arshad said.
Siemens has signed a long term program (LTP) deal with Kospo Jordan, a Korean energy company based in the Kingdom, for its Al Qatrana Independent Power Project.
Sullivan Creative's winning entries included: a consumer catalog for Boston University's summer term program; a direct mail postcard series for the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Gallery 205; an integrated marketing campaign for NH Open Doors; a print invitation and corresponding landing page for Polaris Direct's corporate anniversary party; a direct and electronic mail campaign for the IBM Cognos Forum; and a YouTube video for the Annual League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's Fair.
This is part of a longer term program to bring the Institute's fund balance to 20% to 25% of the annual budget over several years.
The country aims to reach 4 percent of GDP growth rate in 2013 as per the government's medium term program. , expanding by 4.4 percent in the second quarter of 2013, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).The 4.4 percent growth rate exceeds forecasts and makes the country the highest performing economy in Europe and the third fastest grower in the world.