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1A visual record or display of the output from a computer or scientific instrument.
read out, read aloud, say aloud, recite, declaimView synonyms
- ‘These paintings, like the GPS longitude, latitude, and time read-outs, simply mark the artist's presence.’
- ‘Thsi car's strength here is the well-spaced instrumentation and information read-outs, the high-position display softly lit to ensure the right button is hit first time, every time.’
- ‘This old-school British feel even extends to the more modern elements such as climate control, which offers read-outs in Imperial Fahrenheit.’
- ‘Finally, the digital read-out panel for the radio resembled the LCD of an early generation Gameboy - not the ideal driver/machine interface.’
- ‘They have their read-outs and their strategies and they can see that their man is gaining on the chap in front as each lap slides by.’
- ‘In addition, measuring gauges have become more sophisticated over the years moving from simple measuring systems to automatic linear positioners to air-stops and digital read-outs - all making set-ups quicker and easier.’
- ‘‘Uh-huh,’ Leanne said, checking some of the read-outs on her console.’
- ‘The easiest way to get an accurate check is with a GPS speed-trap locator or portable sat nav unit, which have speed read-outs that are totally accurate.’
- ‘One of the many scientists who had come to oversee the start of the process looked up from a computer read-out that he had been watching, and answered, ‘You won't have to.’’
- ‘The dash stretches miles in front of you and the digital read-outs are centrally mounted.’
- ‘The digital read-out showed ‘12 ‘in big, red, blocky numbers.’’
- ‘Walking him over to one of the medical beds she set him on it then went to her computer to study the read-outs that the suit picked up from him during the fight.’
- ‘With the onset of postcode read-outs, we now know that the majority of Edinburgh households do not decamp for the month, having sublet their properties to theatre companies at outrageous mark-ups.’
- ‘All read-outs were checked for accurate base calling and assembled using a reliable system.’
- ‘He was adamant that the start had been legal, but after I had shown him our read-outs, he had to apologise.’
- ‘For starters, all controls and mechanical read-outs (temps; rpm's; pressures etc…) are now read off a single, large display, tidying up the cab interior and making the operator's job easier.’
- ‘The ‘eyes’ were LED read-outs in either kilowatt-hours or the amount of actual money you are currently throwing out the window.’
- ‘With the 63 litre tank full the computer gave a read-out of more than 1000 km to empty!’
- ‘Reaching for his brother's wrist, he quickly checked the energy read-outs, then sat back on his heels with a smirk.’
- ‘He was still breathing on his own, and all his monitor read-outs looked stable.’
- 1.1The process of transferring or displaying a readout.
- ‘The three-transistor configuration allows for non-destructive read-outs of data stored in the memory cells.’
- ‘These benefits include spatial co-registration of spectral images and the possibility of high temporal resolution when the CTIS is coupled to a camera with a fast read-out rate.’
- ‘Developmental systems, in this sense, are not just read-outs of a genomically encoded developmental program.’
- ‘The diffraction patterns collected during 100 ms long exposures were corrected for dark noise, read-out noise, and the spatial distortion of the detector using software provided by ESRF.’
- ‘This means that four pixels now require only one detection amplifier circuit and four charge read-out transistors (one for each pixel).’
- ‘Thus, in DRAM circuit design, it is crucial for designers to be able to precisely estimate the worst-case noise levels and ensure sufficiently high read-out signal voltages.’
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