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vector display

An early display terminal that drew lines (vectors) on the screen rather than pixels. Also called "stroke writers," vector displays were used in the early days of computer-aided design (CAD) but soon gave way entirely to raster displays. See raster display.
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Some of the key features of Interra's SVC analyzer include frame-by-frame and block-by-block analysis, motion vector display, frame statistics, and thumbnail display of all layers.
Firepad's new vector display technology, along with our licensing program, bursts open the handheld market for GIS software companies, and the GIS market for handheld manufacturers and system integrators," said Kenneth J.
Trend waveforms of each order of harmonics, bar-graphs and vector displays can be displayed.