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visual display unit

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noun Chiefly British Computers.

video display terminal. Abbreviation: VDU

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Origin of visual display unit

First recorded in 1970–75
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visual display unit

noun

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 inquiriesAbbreviation: VDU
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