burn in
transitive verb Date: circa 1939 to increase the density of (portions of a photographic print) during enlarging by giving extra exposure

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  • Burn-in — Burn ịn auch: Burn|ịn 〈[bœ:n ] n. 15; unz.〉 Verfahren zur Steigerung der Zuverlässigkeit von technischen Produkten, das durch (längere) probeweise Inbetriebnahme das Risiko eines Frühschadens minimiert [zu engl. burn in „einbrennen“] * * * Burn …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Burn-in — auch: Burn|in 〈[bœ:n ] n.; Gen.: s; Pl.: unz.〉 Verfahren zur Steigerung der Zuverlässigkeit von technischen Produkten, das durch (längere) probeweise Inbetriebnahme das Risiko eines Frühschadens minimiert [Etym.: zu engl. burn in »einbrennen«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Burn-in — [bə:n in] das; s, s <zu engl. to burn in »einbrennen«> Maßnahme zur Steigerung der Zuverlässigkeit von technischen Erzeugnissen, bei der durch künstliche Alterung die Anzahl der Frühausfälle verringert wird …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Burn in —   [engl.], einbrennen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Burn-in — This is about use of a product early in its life cycle, intended to improve user satisfaction; for burn in that damages display hardware, see Phosphor burn in. Burn in is the process by which components of a system are exercised prior to being… …   Wikipedia

  • burn in — transitive verb 1. : to heat (a metal photoengraving plate) after development of the printed image until the enamel carbonizes and becomes acid resisting 2. : to increase the density of (certain areas of a photographic print) during enlarging by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • burn-in — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: burn in : the continuous operation of a device (as a computer) as a test for defects or failure prior to putting it to use * * * burnˈ in noun A test of the reliability of computer hardware or software involving a …   Useful english dictionary

  • burn in — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms burn in : present tense I/you/we/they burn in he/she/it burns in present participle burning in past tense burned in or burnt in past participle burned in or burnt in computing to use a piece of software… …   English dictionary

  • burn-in — šiluminis sendinimas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. burn in; temperature aging; thermal aging vok. thermische Alterung, f rus. термическое старение, n; термотренировка, f pranc. burn in en température élevée, m;… …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • burn-in — The particular silicon smell you get when you turn on a brand new computer for the first time. Check out my new computer. Mmmm, I can still smell the burn in …   Dictionary of american slang

  • burn-in — The particular silicon smell you get when you turn on a brand new computer for the first time. Check out my new computer. Mmmm, I can still smell the burn in …   Dictionary of american slang

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