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video display terminal

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  1. Computers. a computer terminal consisting of a screen on which data or graphics can be displayed. Abbreviation:  VDT
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Origin of video display terminal

First recorded in 1975–80
Also called visual display terminal; especially British, visual display unit.
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video display terminal

  1. A computer terminal having a video display that uses a cathode-ray tube.
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