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BKSTS Illustrated Dictionary of Moving Image Technology, 4th Edition by Martin Uren

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object: In computer graphics, a series of geometric surfaces that are grouped together to be animated.

object code: The result of translating a source code computer program into machine code using a compiler or interpreter.

objective lens: The main lens system of an instrument, such as a camera, producing an image of the object presented.

OB truck: Outside broadcast vehicle.

octal: (1) Numeric representation to the base 8, rather than decimal base 10. It used to be used in computing. (2) An eight-pin circular polarized connector used for thermionic valves. (Hist.)

octopus cable: A cable terminating in multiple plugs.

octave: A change in pitch representing a doubling of frequency.

oersted (Oe): Unit of magnetic field strength, equivalent to ...

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