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  • noun Damage caused to some older computer screens where a commonly used image burns a dull copy of itself onto the screen, and remains visible even when viewing other images.

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Examples

  • Robbie defines the word "screenburn" as "a permanent disfigurement of areas on a C.R.T display caused by non-moving text or graphics being displayed continuously over long periods."

    Robbie Dingo's "Screenburn" - Who needs to dream when you can build your own?

  • Gamers often baulk at the idea of plasmas because of screenburn, but it's been yonks since we saw this on a plasma.

    Pocket-lint

  • No screenburn This is when onscreen logos (such as a channel's icon) become permanently burnt onto the screen - luckily LCD technology does not suffer from this

    PC World

  • No screenburn This is when onscreen logos (such as a channel's icon) become permanently burnt onto the screen - luckily DLP technology does not suffer from this

    PC World

  • They also suffer from problems that are expensive to fix, including screenburn and poor lamp life; the prohibitive cost of replacing a lamp has left many a CRT dormant for months.

    PC World

  • No screenburn This is when onscreen logos (such as a channel's icon) become permanently burnt onto the screen - luckily DLP technology does not suffer from this

    PC World

  • No screenburn This is when onscreen logos (such as a channel's icon) become permanently burnt onto the screen - luckily LCD technology does not suffer from this

    PC World

  • They also suffer from problems that are expensive to fix, including screenburn and poor lamp life; the prohibitive cost of replacing a lamp has left many a CRT dormant for months.

    PC World

  • Although screenburn is not an issue, noise is; a fan is constantly needed to keep the optical components cool - more so than for DLP projectors.

    PC World

  • Just as simple to set up and use, also small and light and also great with PC pictures, DLP models can get as low as $2,000 each and don't suffer from screenburn.

    PC World

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