passive-matrix

[ pas-iv-mey-triks ]
/ ˈpæs ɪvˈmeɪ trɪks /

adjective Electronics.

of or relating to a relatively low-resolution liquid-crystal display (LCD) with low contrast, a type of flat-panel display.
Compare active-matrix.

Origin of passive-matrix

1990–95
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