Part of a video system in which an image is stored, pixel by pixel and which is used to refresh a raster image. The term “video memory” suggests a fairly static display whereas a frame buffer holds one frame from a sequence of frames forming a moving image.
Frame buffers are found in frame grabbers and time base correction systems, for example.
- Frame check sequence
communications (FCS) The extra characters added to a frame for error detection and correction(?). FCS is used in X.25, HDLC, Frame Relay, and other data link layer protocols. (1998-02-27)
- Frame grabber
hardware A device that captures a single frame from an analog video signal (from a video camera or VCR) and stores it as a digital image under computer control. (1997-07-11)
noun 1. a house constructed with a skeleton framework of timber, as the ordinary wooden house. noun 1. a house that has a timber framework and cladding
language A frame language. [“The FrameKit User’s Guide”, E. Nyberg, TR CMU- CMT-88-MEMO, CMU 1988]. (1994-10-20)