display terminal


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display terminal

[di′splā ‚tər·mən·əl]
(computer science)
A computer output device in which characters, and sometimes graphic information, appear on the screen of a cathode-ray tube. Also known as display unit; video display terminal (VDT).

display terminal

video terminal

A data entry device that uses a keyboard for input and a display screen for output. Although the display screen resembles a TV, it usually does not accept TV/video signals.
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American national standard for human factors engineering of visual display terminal workstations (ANSI/HFS 100-1988).
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While components of the video display terminal are capable of generating electromagnetic radiation, researchers have concluded the emissions are well below the level of acceptable standards of occupational exposure.[1-5] Researchers have investigated the relationship between VDT use and adverse reproductive outcomes among females.
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