visual display unit

nounChiefly British Computers.
  1. video display terminal. Abbreviation: VDU

Origin of visual display unit

First recorded in 1970–75

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British Dictionary definitions for visual display unit

visual display unit

  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: Abbreviation: VDU

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