Definitions for "Burn in"
In television or older computer monitors, an image or pattern appearing so regularly on the screen that it ages the phosphors and remains as a ghost image. In audio, to warm up and break in equipment for several hours after initial purchase to improve sound reproduction.
Is a term used to describe when a permanent image is "burned" into the phosphor or a CRT and is caused by displaying a still image for too long. - This is the abbreviation for Chrominance or color information in a video signal.
To heat a printed image until the film resist coating becomes photo-sensitive etchant-resistant material or the burn in process utilized to complete fineline image developing of photoresist.
The process of operating a power supply (usually at full load), typically in an elevated ambient temperature, immediately after manufacture. This process is useful in eliminating early life failures.
Operation of a circuit or equipment to stabilize all components and reduce failure rates.
The process of operating newly manufactured equipment for some period of time prior to shipment. The intent is to stabilize the electronics and eliminate infant mortality by aging the device. The time period and conditions (input power cycling, load switching, temperature, etc.) varies from vendor to vendor.
As a verb, it describes a parachute malfunction. A total burn in usually results in a bad case of "dirt poisoning."
What happens when a paratrooper's parachute fails to open.
To darken a small area of a picture; named after the process done in a darkroom, where all but the affected area is masked in order to give extra exposure to only the unmasked area.
The process of melting in a coloured resin to fill voids. Originally “shellac stick” patching. Modern resins have replaced the shellac, resulting in longer lasting, easier to perform repairs.
Keywords:  stress, sure, faults, survives, fully
a test phase after a computer is built to stress the new system to see if it survives and is performed using an application program
A given period of time in which a system is fully stressed to make sure there are no faults.
A period of time whereby a device (usually a laser) is turned on and left to run for a predetermined period of time. This time period is used to observe any possible changes in the performance of the laser.
Keywords:  age, see
See Age In.