(n.) Anything that comes out of a computer. Output can be meaningful information or gibberish, and it can appear in a variety of forms — as binary numbers, as characters, as pictures, and as printed pages. Output devices include display screens, loudspeakers, and printers.
(v.)To give out. For example, display screens output images, printers output print, and loudspeakers output sounds.
- Output Device
Any machine capable of representing information from a computer. This includes display screens, printers, plotters, and synthesizers.
The process of writing more audio or data than the official capacity limit on a compact disc. Overburning a CD depends on the type of media, the software and writer being used. Also called oversizing.
To run a microprocessor faster than the speed for which it has been tested and approved. Overclocking is a popular technique for eking out a little more performance from a system. In many cases, you can force your CPU to run faster than it was intended simply by setting a jumper on the motherboard. Overclocking […]
In traditional photography, overexposure is a term used to describe the process of exposing film to too much light, which results in the photograph being too bright. In digital photography, where there is no film, overexposure refers to a white-looking or washed-out image (overexposed image). This generally happens when a digital photo or video was […]
- overflow error
An error that occurs when the computer attempts to handle a number that is too large for it. Every computer has a well-defined range of values that it can represent. If during execution of a program it arrives at a number outside this range, it will experience an overflow error. Overflow errors are sometimes referred […]