heads-up display

[ hedz-uhp ]

nounDigital Technology.
  1. an electronic display of data from instruments or other sources projected at eye level so that a driver or pilot sees it without looking away from the road or course. Abbreviation: HUD

  2. (in a computer game) an electronic display of meters and dials around the screen margins. Abbreviation: HUD

Origin of heads-up display

First recorded in 1960–65
  • Also head-up display [hed-uhp]. /ˈhɛdˈʌp/.

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