MEDIUM (1) A liquid that dilutes a paint without damaging its adhesive;
(2) The mode of expression employed; (3) The actual instrument or material
used by the artist.
MEGABYTE Abbreviated MB or M, approximately one million bytes of
MEMORY That portion of computer hardware that retains data for later
MENU A selection of options displayed on a computer screen.
MICROCOMPUTER Another name for a personal computer or computer
workstation not attached to a mainframe system.
MILITARY STANDARDS Also called MIL-STD. A formalized set of
MIXED MEDIUM Also called MIXED MEDIA. A combination of two or
MODEM An electronic input/output device that connects computer
workstations for communications.
An wavey or checkered pattern that results when photographing a
halftone through a screen.
MONOCHROMATIC Shades or tints of one color.
MONTAGE See COMPOSITE. (1) Arranging a number of pictures or
designs in a combination, often with some overlapping, so that they form a
composite whole; (2) The resultant arrangement or composition.
MONITOR The viewing screen of a computer system.
MOOD An outward projection of a feeling or emotion that affects behavior
communicated by action, situations, or symbology in a picture.
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