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split screen

[′split ′skrēn]
(computer science)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

split screen

The display of two or more sets of data on screen at the same time. It implies that one set of data can be manipulated independently of the other. This was a popular term with DOS applications and other character-based text screens. Today, a window implies the same thing.
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Again, I am comfortable using the split-screen technique with visualization of anxiety, fear, and panic on the left side of the screen and a pleasant relaxing set of experiences on the right side.
The use of the split-screen technique, Tomorrow's World-style gadgets and short, sharp bursts of MI5speak added to each gripping, tension-packed episode.
Using a split-screen technique, I explore with the patient some of the events leading up to the PTSD experience before actually getting to the experience itself.
At one point, thanks to Lynda La Plante's increasingly irritating use of the split-screen technique, I found myself watching two programmes simultaneously: the police's laborious investigation into the dubious conviction of slippery homosexual James McCready, jailed for murdering his lover, and a ludicrous Rough Justice-style documentary about the case.
* Screen or split-screen technique (sometimes modified to the blue-sky method).
Reportedly having labored for more than a decade to bring this project to the screen, the writer-director (who won an Oscar for co-writing "Pulp Fiction" with Quentin Tarantino) has a feel for Ellis' milieu and has come up with a series of innovative approaches to the material, including a split-screen technique to complement the novel's "Rashomon" storytelling.
A split-screen technique was used to pack in more action as no stone was left unturned in the hunt for the killer.
I like the split-screen technique, which I've discussed before in my column.
London described in his split-screen technique. This oscillation, as written about by Peter Levine in his work on healing trauma, provides the basis for releasing the stuck biologic response states to trauma.
The quietly eloquent Richard Fleischer discusses the damaging effects on his own crucial split-screen techniques in "The Boston Strangler," while John Huston rails thunderously against Ted Turner for screening "The Maltese Falcon" with digital coloring.
Where the sexual innuendoes would have been coy in the original movies they are now crass, using the split-screen techniques that were so popular in the 1960s to remind us of how vulgar we have become in the past 40 years.
There are several two-player modes using split-screen techniques but the developers have ditched any idea of role-playing areas which were introduced in the first Sonic Adventure.