Definition of burn-in in English:

burn-in

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noun

1 [mass noun] Damage to a computer or television screen which occurs when a very bright image has been displayed for too long.
More example sentences
  • In the past, plasma displays have had issues with image burn-in from static images left on the screen for long periods of time.
  • We strongly recommend that you leave the MemoryFrame in slide show mode because the user manual specifically warns about the possibility of burn-in if images aren't being cycled.
  • Modern CRT direct view, CRT rear projectors, and plasma displays can suffer from burn-in.
2A continuous period of operation undergone by an electronic device in order to check for defects.
More example sentences
  • The first 500,000 cycles were used as burn-in time.
  • We used default values for burn-in, sampling and thinning.
  • All the data sets appeared to have passed burn-in and were mixing well (data not shown).

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