virtual terminal

Definitions

Computing

  • noun a set of ideal terminal specifications used as a model by a real terminal

Electronics

  • One type of terminal which is made to appear as if another. Used, for instance, to enable a user with a graphical-user interface to log-on to and enter commands into a text-based system such as an older mainframe. In this manner, such a terminal appears to the accessed mainframe as another mainframe.
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