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flat screen

a type of thin, lightweight video display that uses liquid crystals or electroluminescence to reflect images.
Also called flat panel, flat-panel display.
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flat-screen, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It looks not like a flat screen, but like a huge black ball, as it really is.

    New Theories in Astronomy Willam Stirling
  • It will be the cause of greater tales before the end is seen, for you can't portray the realities of romance upon a flat screen.

    The Hive

    Will Levington Comfort
  • The flat screen is somewhat different in construction, but the principle of separation is the same.

    The Manufacture of Paper Robert Walter Sindall

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