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 view displays are basically traditional color televisions which are updated for digital TV broadcasting.
- 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.
- dirty data
In reference to databases, data that contain errors. Dirty data can contain such mistakes as spelling or punctuation, incorrect data associated with a field, incomplete or outdated data or even data that is duplicated in the database.
Alternative spelling of disk . Disc is often used for optical discs, while disk generally refers to magnetic discs, but there is no real rule.
(1) In audio/sound terms discrete refers to multichannel audio or soundtrack being stored with each individual channel isolated from the other tracks. Contrast with matrixed where multichannels are blended. (2) (adj.) Refers to a computer component or device that is distinct and treated as an individual unit, separable from the other components and devices.