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visual display unit

noun, Chiefly British Computers.
1.
video display terminal.
Abbreviation: VDU.
Origin of visual display unit
1970-1975
First recorded in 1970-75
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British Dictionary definitions for visual display unit

visual display unit

noun
1.
(computing) a device with a screen that displays characters or graphics representing data in a computer memory. It usually has a keyboard or light pen for the input of information or inquiries VDU
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