liquid-crystal display


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liq·uid-crys·tal display

(lĭk′wĭd-krĭs′təl)
n. Abbr. LCD
A flat-panel display that is made of an array of cells containing liquid crystals that align to block or transmit light in response to an electric current. They are used in monitors, televisions, and other devices.

liquid-crystal display

n
(Electronics) a flat-screen display in which an array of liquid-crystal elements can be selectively activated to generate an image, an electric field applied to each element altering its optical properties; it is used, for example, in portable computers, digital watches, and calculators. Abbreviation: LCD

liquid-crystal display

See LCD.
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EL SEGUNDO, CA -- The global television market shrank last year for the second year in a row after total shipments declined 6% from already soft 2012 levels, accompanied this time by a rare deceleration in the liquid-crystal display (LCD) TV space in China, Asia-Pacific and Eastern Europe, says IHS Technology.
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