auto-repeat

auto-repeat

n
(Computer Science) computing a feature of computer keys whereby a character is generated repeatedly as long as the user holds down the key in question
vb (intr)
(Computer Science) computing (of a computer key) to go on automatically regenerating a character
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Hands-on sample processing is reduced with auto pre-dilution, auto-repeat, auto-dilution, and auto-reflex.
Auto-repeat feature for keystrokes when entering URLs -- Support for external keyboards -- Automatic disconnection from the Internet when exiting ThunderHawk
Operation of the DMA block is fully autonomous, providing auto-download, auto-repeat and auto-execution to allow data to flow directly to hardware, bypassing the processor.
Other new features include auto-repeat, which plays the selected PhotoParade continuously instead of just one time, and improved red-eye editing for touching up red eye problems on photos.
The simplicity of operation and space-saving design, combined with features such as auto-repeat and tamper-proof capability make these units ideal not only for executives and sales persons, but also for training instructors and educators alike.
Other features include alphanumeric sequencing, auto-repeat, auto-cut, 13 languages and a 99-file printer memory.
Before long I was off down the road with the brother-in-law and the words "sub-8" on some kind of auto-repeat loop in my head.
The device features four operation modes, built-in "help" messages, an auto-repeat function and protection against electromagnetic and/or radio frequency interference.
The MetalStrike Series joysticks have 13 programmable buttons, an eight-way "point of view" hat switch, and a turbo function for auto-repeat so the user can fly their aircraft just like a real plane.
The series offers flexible module-unit configuration with the two-module AU5421 and the three-module AU5431, a choice of single or dual flow-cell ISE and optional auto-repeat, and refrigerated quality control (QC).