: of, relating to, or being the phase of a liquid crystal characterized by arrangement of the long axes of the molecules in parallel lines but not layers — compare cholesteric, smectic
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Recent Examples on the WebTwisted nematic displays are known for their high refresh rates and low prices.
Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 25 June 2022
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: of, relating to, or being the phase of a liquid crystal characterized by arrangement of the long axes of the molecules in parallel lines but not layersnematic polypeptide liquid crystals — compare smectic