test card

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test card

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test pattern

n
(Broadcasting) a complex pattern used to test the characteristics of a television transmission system
Translations

test card

n (TV) → monoscopio
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We had just four UK TV channels - forcing some viewers to watch Floodlit Rugby League or Lovejoy or the Testcard.
One early double-save from Julio Cesar apart, this was a match which should not just have been last on Match Of The Day, but screened some time after the little girl and the clown have finished on the testcard.
I would have got more enjoyment watching the testcard from the old days of television and I would have got more stimulation from it.
And in our wonder at "the box" we even drew entertainment from staring at the black and white testcard and watching the little dot fade into oblivion when you switched off.
Myleene is the face of Sky HD's 21st century testcard - an easy to understand guide on how to get the best picture and sound from your HD-ready TV.
You listen to their eponymous debut album (1979) which begins and ends with a sonic testcard and at times it is more like listening to a radio composition in the scope that is given your imagination to wander.
Or the rumour that the chick playing noughts and crosses with the clown on the testcard grew up to be a stripper.
today introduced five new multi-drug panel configurations (in addition to its current nine-drug panel) for the existing OnTrak TesTcard product line of rapid in vitro diagnostic devices.
For the qualitative detection of DOA in human urine, the OnTrak TesTcard 9 panel is a simple yet rapid diagnostic device for the qualitative detection of nine illicit drugs: cocaine, THC (marijuana), barbiturates, benzodiazepines, phencyclidine, methamphetamine, tricyclic antidepressants, morphine and amphetamines.
Roche Diagnostics commented that it will focus on its core businesses, but will continue to sell the TesTcard 9 and Abuscreen ONLINE assays.
SHOW'S OVER: Johnny Vegas and the monkey in the old testcard picture.
While our existing in-line products continue to perform as expected," said Bender, "acceptance of the new products we introduced during 1998 -- the Cerveillance(TM) digital colposcope, the CooperSurgical Infrared Coagulator(TM) and the FemExam(R) TestCard System(TM) -- is slower than expected.