Definition of video display terminal in English:

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video display terminal

(abbreviation VDT)


A device for displaying input signals as characters on a screen, typically a monitor.
Example sentences
  • Sauter et al. reported that video display terminal operators sometimes experience higher levels of musculoskeletal complaints than clerical workers who do not use such equipment.
  • Listeners could monitor their most recent response on a video display terminal, which was also mounted on the table in front of them, but they had no continuing visual record of their responses.
  • The commander's vehicle can track just about anything on the battlefield with its video display terminal, Rogers said.

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Syllabification: vid·e·o dis·play ter·min·al

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