Definition of Display adapter

1. Noun. (computer science) an electronic device that converts information in memory to video output to a display.

Exact synonyms: Display Adaptor
Generic synonyms: Electronic Device
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Display Adapter

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Literary usage of Display adapter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology by Roy A. Allan (2001)
"A monochrome display with a Monochrome display adapter (MDA) for business and a color display with a Color Graphics Adapter (CGA) for home use. ..."

2. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"The box for my display adapter had long since disappeared, and I had no idea who had manufactured it. The only way I could find out what was in my PC was to ..."

3. Network Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"... which is easy to use; a user/resource database with information on the type of equipment a user has (number of drives, type of display adapter, etc. ..."

4. A Survey of Distributed Multimedia: Research, Standards and Products by Chris Adie (1993)
"... Standards: Further information: Date of entry: IBM PC (386,16MHz, 12Mb RAM) with OS/2, and the ActionMedia II display adapter with capture option. ..."

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