liquid crystal display

noun

Definition of liquid crystal display

: lcd

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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 One communicates with the bike through the bright, legible 5-inch TFT liquid crystal display (standard with the S-trim level) and a toggle selector on the left-hand grip. Dan Neil, WSJ, "2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S: The Bike for a Bucket-List Ride," 21 Nov. 2018 While most smartphones use a type of liquid crystal display, or LCD, a folding device will likely use a more flexible active-matrix organic light-emitting diode, or AMOLED, display, industry analysts said. Dan Strumpf, WSJ, "Smartphone Makers Seek Foldable Phones With Flex Appeal," 31 Oct. 2018 Foxconn plans a groundbreaking ceremony later this month on the factory that is to make liquid crystal display screens and will increase the volume of ground transport in the area. Scott Bauer, chicagotribune.com, "Wisconsin gets $160 million for I-94 upgrade ahead of Foxconn's arrival," 7 June 2018

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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