active-matrix display

Definitions

General Science

  • noun
    (written as active matrix display)
    a type of colour display used in laptop computers

Electronics

  • A liquid crystal display in which each pixel of the screen is powered separately and continuously by a transistor. This provides for a brighter image with higher contrast than a passive matrix display. Also known as active matrix screen, active display, active-matrix liquid-crystal display, active-matrix LCD, active-matrix thin film transistor display, or thin-film transistor liquid-crystal display.
  • synonymactive-matrix LCD
  • synonymactive-matrix screen
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