a type of thin, lightweight video display that uses liquid crystals or electroluminescence to reflect images.
Also called flat panel, flat-panel display.
Related formsflat-screen, adjective
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Science definitions for flat-panel display
[ flăt′păn′əl ]
A thin, often lightweight video display used in computer monitors and televisions as an alternative to the cathode-ray tube. Flat-panel displays often employ liquid crystals or electroluminescent materials such as light-emitting diodes. Also called flat screen
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