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something presented for viewing, such as on a computer screen.
liquid crystal display a thin membrane containing liquid crystals, used for displays in computers and monitoring equipment.
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liquid crystal display



A type of electronic display unit used on devices from watches to clinical laboratory instruments. It is very efficient and consumes little energy or power.
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Typical liquid-crystal displays consume 60 to 80 percent less energy compared to similarly-sized standard cathode ray tube (CRT) monitors.
According to Glasgow, all Sony liquid-crystal displays are flicker-free, which reduces eyestrain.
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A new mobile work station being developed at Columbia University will provide a database about their surroundings, eyeglasses with built-in liquid-crystal displays, a small, high-speed wireless modem, and a global-positioning satellite hookup to file their stories.
said Tuesday it will form a new subsidiary in China for the manufacture of liquid-crystal displays (LCDs) for use in TV sets and cellular phones.
In fact, an imperceptible murmur may emanate from cell phones, calculators, and other devices with liquid-crystal displays.
In most liquid-crystal displays, layers of glass coated with thin, ( transparent electrodes sandwich a film of oil-like liquid crystal about 10 micrometers thick.
As a key component of digital wrist-watches, calculators, and portable computers, liquid-crystal displays have become a familiar sight.
"Now, researchers have developed a technique for altering the optical characteristics of liquid-crystal displays to enable them to channel light.
By donning a helmet equipped with magnetic sensors for determining head position and goggles consisting of a pair of small liquid-crystal displays for producing a stereoscopic image of a computer-generated scene, a user could fly over, under, into, and around the plotted data.

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