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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
Translations
وِحْدَة العَرْض المرْئِيَّه
displejmonitorzobrazovací jednotka
skærmterminal
bilgisayar ekranımonitör

visual display unit

n (Comput) → videoterminale m, unità f inv di visualizzazione f

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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SPECSAVERS CORPORATE Eyecare, a division of Specsavers Optical Superstores, has confirmed it has been awarded a contract from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to supply eye care vouchers to employees of the DWP who use visual display units (VDUs).
Scrolling visual display units will illuminate with the name of each approaching station.
Scrolling visual display units will also show the name of each approaching station.
A There are specific health and safety regulations that provide staff, who habitually use visual display units as a significant part of their work, with the right to paid time off to have their eyesight tested.
This can be racially or sexually-based graffiti referring to an individual's characteristics or private life, abusive or offensive gestures, leering, whistling, displaying of pornographic or suggestive literature or other items, pictures or films/videos, inappropriate use of visual display units (VDUs) or network systems, or written harassment in the form of e-mails, letters and memos for this purpose