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graphics terminal[′graf·iks ¦tər·mən·əl]
An input/output device that can accept and display picture images.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
graphics terminalA terminal or desktop computer that displays graphics. Before GUI interfaces became standard, the term was used to refer to a specialized graphics machine in contrast with a text-based screen. See text based.
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