Definition of visual display unit in English:

visual display unit

Line breaks: vis¦ual dis|play unit
(abbreviation: VDU)


chiefly British
  • A device for displaying input signals as characters on a screen.
    More example sentences
    • However, in recent years computer scientists have been developing a range of animated agent faces, programs that generate images of human-like faces on the computer's visual display unit.
    • On the visual display unit in Defence Control Area, the demon was seen to dive out of the smoke and roll across the ground, sliding slightly to a stop as the second explosion occurred.
    • The gunner's station is equipped with gunner's main sight, three periscopes and a visual display unit.

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