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  1. safe area(Noun)

    The area of a television image that is expected to be viewable on all television screens, including old ones that typically crop the borders of the image.


  1. Safe area

    Safe area is a term used in television production to describe the areas of the television picture that can be seen on television screens. Older televisions can display less of the space outside of the safe area than ones made more recently. Flat panel screens, Plasma displays and liquid crystal display screens generally can show most of the picture outside the safe areas. The use of safe areas in television production ensures that the most important parts of the picture are seen by the majority of viewers. The size of the title-safe area is typically specified in pixels or percent. The NTSC and PAL analog television standards do not specify official overscan amounts, and producers of television programming use their own guidelines.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. safe area

    A designated area in hostile territory that offers the evader or escapee a reasonable chance of avoiding capture and of surviving until he or she can be evacuated.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of safe area in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of safe area in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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