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burst mode

[′bərst ‚mōd]
(computer science)
A method of transferring data between a peripheral unit and a control processing unit in a computer system in which the peripheral unit sends the central processor a signal to receive data until the peripheral unit signals that the transfer is completed.
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burst mode

(1) See burst mode photography.

(2) A high-speed transmission mode in a communications or computer channel. Under certain conditions, the system sends a burst of data at higher speed for a limited amount of time. For example, a multiplexor channel may suspend transmitting several streams of data and send one high-speed transmission using the entire bandwidth.
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Burst mode offers one to nine images per triggering.
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Samsung brought the burst mode to life in its Galaxy S3, which takes up to 20 continuous shots with an 8 MP camera.
Then he offers advice on such aspects as getting started; monitor and viewfinder; exposing right; focusing; white balance and JPEG parameters; burst mode, motion panorama, movies, and the self-timer; flash photography; using adapted lenses; and wireless remote control, tethering, and camera lock.
However, these models are valid only in a small range of operating conditions, and abnormal conditions as well as burst mode operation are not considered.
If you see a bee buzzing from flower to flower, the burst mode will grab a series of shots.