DEFINITION OF UNUSUAL TERMS
Analog to digital converter
Binary coded decimal (BCD)
Binary number system
A binary number designating a particular location.
The process of adjusting components of a system for
Surrounding (such as light or temperature).
Continuously variable, rather than switching suddenly
between certain levels.
A device which produces a digital output from an input
in the form of continuously variable voltages.
A positive electrode such as the plate of a vacuum
An opening such as the opening in a photographic lens
that admits the light.
Circuitry and operations without common clock signals.
Reduce in amplitude.
In a composite picture signal, that portion which lies
between the trailing edge of a horizontal sync pulse and
the corresponding blanking pulse.
A binary numbering system for representing each digit of
a decimal number in groups of four bits.
A method of writing numbers by using two numeral digits,
O and 1.
A binary digit, written as 1 for yes and O for "no".
An emitter for which total radiated energy and the
spectral distribution of the energy are accurately known
functions of temperature.
A square wave used to switch off electronically a part
of a television for a predetermined length of time.
The alinement of the optical system by the use of a