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blue screen

n
(Film) a special effects film technique involving filming actors against a blue screen on which effects such as computerized graphics can be added later and integrated into a single sequence
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Did your Windows 7 computer experience a blue screen of death today with a cryptic "irql_not_less_or_equal" message?
The role of registering this latter event--however it comes about--is left to the blue screen of marrow and fatness, which records all likely and all remote possibilities, deeming them of equal weight for its purpose, namely to convert everything into vegetation that may have flourished during the planet's earlier phases.
lt;p>Within hours of that update's release, users flooded Microsoft's support forum, reporting that their computers had been incapacitated with a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD).
LEARNING CURVE: Al Holmes (left) and Al Taylor (right), two blue-screen flim-makers who have been commissioned by FACT; CUTTING EDGE: A scene from the film Eternal Youth, by blue screen artsist Al & Al
The school is using blue screen technology to fuse his filming with the superimposed images of pupils, helping to create a realistic feel.
The advertisement, partly filmed on location in South Africa, and partly in front of a blue screen in a studio, was designed to communicate the expertise that Waitrose wine specialists could offer.
Despite the rise of computer animation, many of the special effects we see in movies and on television are created using an old technique in which subjects are shot in front of a featureless blue screen that is later replaced by a different background.
I've learned to be more comfortable and adept at working with the blue screen where you're talking to an imaginary figure rather than another actor,' said Natalie, right.
Marcel Gagne has written a book which promises to "kiss the blue screen of death goodbye" by showing the reader how to move to Linux.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-9 February 2004-REVIEW: Moving to Linux; Kiss the Blue Screen of Death Goodbye
Worldwide Computer Products News-9 February 2004-REVIEW: Moving to Linux; Kiss the Blue Screen of Death Goodbye
Maybe that was why I later got a Blue Screen of Death when I tried to leave the site.