12 terms

Display screens and ergonomics

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Aspect ratio
the width of the screen in proportion to its height
Resolution
the number of pixels contained in a display, horizontally and vertically
Colour depth
the number of bits used to hold a colour pixel; this determines the maximum number of colours that can be dislayed
Ghosting
the appearance of a ghost or secondary image on a television or other display screen
Gain ground
become more popular or accepted
To blur
to (make something or someone) become difficult to see clearly
Be better off
to have more money than you had in the past or more money than most other people; to be in a better situation, if or after something happens
Swivel
(noun) a coupling between two parts enabling one to revolve without turning the other;
(verb) to (cause to) turn round a central point in order to face in another direction
Tilt
(noun) a sloping position or movement;
(verb) to (cause to) move into a sloping position
Capacitor
a device used to store an electric charge, consisting of one or more pairs of conductors separated by an insulator
Flicker
an unsteady movement of a flame or light causing rapid variations in brightness
high-end
intended for people who want very good quality products and who do not mind how much they cost

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