used to describe a television, computer monitor, etc., that has a thin and flat screen
We bought a new flat-screen TV.

Examples of flat-screen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mongolia is an acute illustration of the geopolitical, environmental, and economic challenges facing mineral-rich nations seeking to benefit from emerging technologies, whether supplying indium for flat-screen TVs, rhenium for jet engines, or gallium for smartphones. TIME, 14 May 2024 The workers, all based in the Philippines and projected onto flat-screen monitors via Zoom, are summoned when an often unwitting customer approaches. Stefanos Chen, New York Times, 11 Apr. 2024 Although many of the compound’s residents remain glued to their smartphones and to the large flat-screen TVs that Qatar has furnished in their apartments, following news reports from Gaza to ascertain the fate of their families, Ridana keeps their television set turned off for Gazal’s sake. Eliza Griswold, The New Yorker, 21 Mar. 2024 About an hour west of Asheville, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort’s sportsbook — the room where people wager on sporting events — is adorned with flat-screen TVs, lounge chairs and private rooms for groups. Julia Coin, Charlotte Observer, 7 Mar. 2024 The speakers and body covering are from an old flat-screen TV. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 1 Mar. 2024 On a snowy January morning in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a flat-screen monitor in a former Mennonite elementary school displays the vital signs of WebstaurantStore, which, excepting produce, sells everything a restaurant might need, from $25,000 walk-in freezers to 15-cent takeout containers. Jeremy Bogaisky, Forbes, 22 Feb. 2024 Or snag a seat on the Michelob Ultra Legends Deck and score a game day package of an all-inclusive catered meal, drink voucher, private bar and flat-screen TVs. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 19 Feb. 2024 More recently, some flat-screen TV developers have turned the screens of large-format TVs into speakers using a similar principle. IEEE Spectrum, 11 Feb. 2024

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“Flat-screen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flat-screen. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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