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active-matrix

[ ak-tiv-mey-triks ]
/ ˈæk tɪvˈmeɪ trɪks /
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adjective Electronics.
of or relating to a high-resolution liquid crystal display (LCD) with high contrast, the most common type of flat-panel display.
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Origin of active-matrix

First recorded in 1990–95
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British Dictionary definitions for active-matrix

active matrix

noun
computing
  1. a liquid crystal display in which each pixel is individually controlled to provide a sharp image at a wide viewing angle; it is used in laptop and notebook computers
  2. (as modifier)an active-matrix screen
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