Definition of overscan in English:

overscan

noun

  • [mass noun] The facility on some computer screens or televisions to adjust the picture size so that the picture is bigger but the edges of the picture are lost.

    • ‘The image has been window-boxed to ensure a presentation uncompromised by video overscan.’
    • ‘I have read reports that you can still see the missing picture if you adjust the overscan on your TV, but for the rest of us, this is intolerable.’
    • ‘If you view on a standard television or you can adjust your overscan this may not be an issue, but for those without the capability it will be frustrating.’

Pronunciation:

overscan

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