Direct Memory Execute (Abbreviated as DIME; also called AGP texturing) is an important feature of AGP. It allows video cards to access your systems main memory for texture mapping rather than pre-loading the texture data to the graphics card’s memory.
See Also AGP , and Video memory.
- direct photo printing
A technology found on printers, especially photo printers which enables users to use the memory card in their digital camera right in the printer to print without transferring the images to a computer. Photo printers usually have multiple slots to accept different types of memory cards.
)(1) An organizational unit, or container, used to organize folders and files into a hierarchical structure. Directories contain bookkeeping information about files that are, figuratively speaking, beneath them in the hierarchy. You can think of a directory as a file cabinet that contains folders that contain files. Many graphical user interfaces use the term folder […]
- direct-view TV
A direct view television is the type of television we all are familiar with, it’s been around for many years. Direct-view televisions use a CRT and a scanning electronic gun to “paint” an image on a phosphor coated screen. Direct-view televisions are now, however, available in analog, digital and HDTV versions. For digital TV, direct […]
- directory service
A network service that identifies all resources on a network and makes them accessible to users and applications. Resources include e-mail addresses, computers, and peripheral devices such as printers. Ideally, the directory service should make the physical network topology and protocols transparent so that a user on a network can access any resource without knowing […]
- dirty bit
A bit in a memory cache or virtual memory page that has been modified by the CPU, but not yet written back to storage.