liquid crystal display

noun

Definition of liquid crystal display

: lcd

Examples of liquid crystal display in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Growing and maintaining these crystals, which are the backbone of LCD (liquid crystal display) screens, can be expensive and time-consuming, perhaps complicating the attempts of other companies to adapt the technology. Adam Epstein, Quartz, "The filmmaking technology behind “The Mandalorian” is straight out of the Star Wars universe," 23 Nov. 2019 The next iteration of her blind spot invention will utilize liquid crystal display (LCD) monitors that are the same quality used in some televisions. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "This 14-Year-Old Science Fair Winner Just Solved Blind Spots," 4 Nov. 2019 The plant will produce Foxconn’s next generation of liquid crystal display technology that will be used to make display screens for cellphones, tablets and other devices. chicagotribune.com, "Little evidence Foxconn actually building ‘innovation centers’ in Wisconsin," 25 Oct. 2019 In these TVs, the LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, function as a backlight, which transmits the image through the LCD (liquid crystal display) screen. Joe Lindsey, Popular Mechanics, "OLED or QLED: Which TV Is Right for You?," 4 June 2019 Apple began selling the XR with the liquid crystal display in late October, five weeks after its pricier organic light emitting diode, or OLED, models went on sale in September. Yoko Kubota, WSJ, "The Phone That’s Failing Apple: iPhone XR," 6 Jan. 2019 Foxconn will manufacture liquid crystal display panels for a variety of commercial uses — a process of applying crystals over layers of ultra-thin sheets of glass or plastic that requires large volumes of water. Lee Bergquist, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Conflict over use of Lake Michigan water for Foxconn lies at the heart of public hearing," 7 Mar. 2018 The Wisconsin factory will produce liquid crystal displays. Ally Marotti, chicagotribune.com, "Foxconn founder says his first order came from Chicago-area's Zenith, maker of TVs and boomboxes," 28 June 2018 All of that will be controlled from a color dash screen (TFT, or thin film transistor liquid crystal display, also similar to what Ducati uses). Alexander George, Popular Mechanics, "The Harley-Davidson LiveWire Electric Motorcycle Goes Public," 6 Nov. 2018

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Liquid crystal display.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liquid%20crystal%20display. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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