liquid crystal display

noun

Definition of liquid crystal display

: lcd

Examples of liquid crystal display in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The incorporation of the microprocessor and liquid crystal display led to a gradual overhaul of the cockpit space. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "See How Fighter Jet Cockpits Have Evolved Over 65 Years," 10 Nov. 2020 The facility envisioned now would make smaller thin-film transistor liquid crystal display screens for cellphones and other devices, rather than the larger screens that were first proposed. Scott Bauer, Star Tribune, "Wisconsin tells Foxconn no tax credits without new deal," 12 Oct. 2020 The facility envisioned now would make smaller thin-film transistor liquid crystal display screens for cell phones and other devices, rather than the larger screens that were first proposed. CBS News, "Wisconsin says Foxconn's scaled-back factory won't get tax credits," 12 Oct. 2020 The bubbles indicate that the screen’s seal has broken, and that air has become trapped between the screen’s glass outer layer and its LCD (liquid crystal display) inner layer. Steve Alexander, Star Tribune, "What to do if you can't copy your iPhone photos," 6 Sep. 2020 In return, Foxconn promised to hire 13,000 people, the bulk of whom would work in a factory assembling high-tech liquid crystal display screens at a new plant in the town of Mt. Pleasant. NBC News, "Residents in Wisconsin still waiting for President Trump's 'blue-collar boom'," 5 Feb. 2020 The city has five factories making liquid crystal displays, known as LCDs, and organic light-emitting diodes, known as OLEDs, both of which are used for television and laptop monitors. Paul Wiseman, Fortune, "Toys, tech and cars: Supplies are running low for firms that depend on China imports," 4 Feb. 2020 Despite the letters that swim before your eyes at the big-box stores, there are basically only two options for TVs: LCD (liquid crystal display) and OLED (organic light-emitting diode). Washington Post, "The dummy’s guide to buying a smart TV," 15 Oct. 2019 Just about every major piece of consumer electronics is made in China, from iPhones and gaming consoles to half the world’s liquid crystal display or LCD screens. Fortune, "For tech world’s China manufacturers, the coronavirus ‘nightmare’ may be just beginning," 10 Feb. 2020

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Liquid crystal display.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liquid%20crystal%20display. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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