active matrix

active‐matrix

[ak-tiv-mey-triks]
adjective Electronics.
of or pertaining to a high-resolution liquid-crystal display (LCD) with high contrast, the most common type of flat-panel display.


Origin:
1990–95

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active matrix
 
n
computing
 a.  a liquid crystal display in which each pixel is individually controlled to provide a sharp image at a wide viewing angle; it is used in laptop and notebook computers
 b.  (as modifier): an active-matrix screen

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Main Entry:  active matrix
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an electronics display system in which each pixel is separately controlled
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