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LCD

play
noun \ ˌel-(ˌ)sē-ˈdē \

Definition of LCD

:an electronic display (as of the time in a digital watch) that consists of segments of a liquid crystal whose reflectivity varies according to the voltage applied to them

Origin and Etymology of lcd

liquid crystal display


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LCD

abbreviation

Definition of LCD

least common denominator; lowest common denominator

LCD Defined for English Language Learners

LCD

play
noun

Definition of LCD for English Language Learners

  • : a screen (such as a television screen or the screen on a watch) that works by passing a small amount of electricity through a special liquid



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