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LCD

1.
liquid-crystal display: a method of displaying readings continuously, as on digital watches, portable computers, and calculators, using a liquid-crystal film, sealed between glass plates, that changes its optical properties when a voltage is applied.
Can be confused
LCD, LED.

L.C.D.

1.
least common denominator; lowest common denominator.
Also, l.c.d.
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  • The maximum acceptable number of defective pixels for LCD varies greatly.
British Dictionary definitions for LCD

lcd

abbreviation
1.
lowest common denominator

LCD

abbreviation
1.
liquid-crystal display
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Word Origin and History for LCD

1973, initialism from liquid crystal display, which is attested from 1968.

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LCD in Science
LCD
  (ēl'sē-dē')   
Short for liquid-crystal display. A low-power, flat-panel display used in many digital devices to display numbers or images. It is made of a liquid containing crystals that are affected by electric current, sandwiched between filtering layers of glass or plastic. LCDs do not produce light of their own; instead, when electric current is passed through the material, the molecules of the "liquid crystal" twist so that they either reflect or transmit light from an external source.
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LCD in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for LCD

LCD

  1. liquid crystal display
  2. local climatological data
  3. loss of cell delineation

l.c.d.

least common denominator
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