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visual display unit

n
(Computer Science) 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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Noun1.visual display unit - (British) British term for video displayvisual display unit - (British) British term for video display
video display, display - an electronic device that represents information in visual form
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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وِحْدَة العَرْض المرْئِيَّه
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visual display unit

n (Comput) → videoterminale m, unità f inv di visualizzazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

visual

(ˈviʒuəl) adjective
of sight or the process of seeing. strange visual effects.
ˈvisually adverb
ˌvisual disˈplay unit noun
(abbreviation VDU) the part of a computer with a screen on which information is displayed.
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References in periodicals archive ?
But there is no evidence to show that VDUs cause disease or permanent damage to the eyes.
Make sure your VDU is well positioned and properly adjusted so that the workplace lighting is suitable, without any bright reflections on the screen.
Companies are fast wising up to the cost of staff taking sick days due to migraine and other problems due to staring at a VDU for eight hours a day.
Professor Clements-Croomes said: "You just attach it on the side of the VDU screen or the mobile phone and it oscillates at the same frequency as the peak frequency from those devices.
Research into the possibility of picking up the electromagnetic radiation originating from video display units (VDUs) made clear that this type of information theft can be committed very easily.
They also give good visual comfort and enable good posture for the patient, especially when using VDUs, thereby reducing strain in the neck, shoulders and back.
Are there and health and safety rules for employees using visual display units (VDUs) such as computers?
CG,AnfieldResearch has found no evidence that VDUs can cause permanent damage to the eyes.
The effects of moulds and chemicals present in the indoor air of our modern homes and classrooms decked out as offices (PCs, VDUs pressed wood furniture, carpeted floors, mites and wet clothing no longer in separate cloak rooms) are well researched.
For a copy, ring 01787 881 165 and ask for Working With VDUs.