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CD Optical Storage Glossary of Computer Terms (Letter M)

March 13th, 2009

Magenta
The color obtained by mixing equal intensities of red and blue light. It is also the correct name for the subtractive primary color usually called red.

Magneto-optical
See CD-WREM.

Mastering
A real time process in which videotaped materials are used to create a master optical disk that can be replicated into final videodiscs or CD-ROM disks for operation with desktop computers. Usually performed by an outside specialty shop.

Media
Specific means of artistic communication including forms such as film, art, voice, music, sounds, text, programming etc.

MIDI
Musical Instrument Digital Interface. It is a series of digital bus standards for interfacing of digital musical instruments with computers.

Morph
The special effect merging object attributes from multiple images into composite views

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