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CRT stands for Cathode Ray Tube,

This is the way that the image is projected onto the screen. In much the same way as old style TVs and is the reason CRT screens have that big back end (to accomadate the Cathode Ray Tube)

This is different from newer Computer Monitors such as TFT screens; Trans reflective. Etc

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What are two names for a computer screen?

A computer screen can be called a few things. Most commonly, they are referred to as "Computer Monitors". They are also called "Computer Displays". Sometimes, they are referred to by the technology they employ to display an image, or by other physical characteristics of the device. For example, sometimes the abbreviation CRT is referring to a computer monitor. CRT stands for Cathode Ray Tube. CRT monitors are very similar to older televisions. Sometimes, monitors are called Flat Panel Displays. This usually means that it is an LCD monitor.

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