video display terminal


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

Origin of video display terminal

First recorded in 1975–80
Also called visual display terminal; especially British, visual display unit. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for video display terminal

display, monitor, screen, CRT, VDT, VDU

video display terminal in Science

video display terminal


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