Dictionary entry overview: What does LCD mean?
• LCD (noun)
The noun LCD has 1 sense:
1. a digital display that uses liquid crystal cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field; used for portable computer displays and watches etc.
Familiarity information: LCD used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
• LCD (noun)
A digital display that uses liquid crystal cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field; used for portable computer displays and watches etc.
Nouns denoting man-made objects
LCD; liquid crystal display
Hypernyms ("LCD" is a kind of...):
alphanumeric display; digital display (a display that gives the information in the form of characters (numbers or letters))
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "LCD"):
active matrix screen (a type of LCD screen used for some portable computers; there is a separate circuit for each pixel)
passive matrix display (a type of LCD screen used for some portable computers; parallel wires run both vertically and horizontally and pixels are turned on when the wires intersecting at that pixel are both energized)
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