of or relating to a high-resolution liquid-crystal display (LCD) with high contrast, the most common type of flat-panel display.
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
(as modifier): an active-matrix screen
an electronics display system in which each pixel is separately controlled
- Active matrix display
active matrix display hardware A type of liquid crystal display where each display element (each pixel) includes an active component such as a transistor to maintain its state between scans. Contrast passive matrix display. (1995-12-09)
- Active measurement project
active measurement project networking, tool, project (AMP) An NLANR project undertaking site-to-site measurement across the HPC networks. This work is intended to compliment the measurements taken by MCI and Abilene within the networks’ infrastructure. Currently round trip times, topology, and packet loss are being measured. (2004-01-18)
- Active methyl
active methyl active methyl n. A methyl group, bound to a quaternary ammonium ion or a tertiary sulfonium ion, that can take part in transmethylation reactions.
- Active object
active object programming An object each instance of which has its own thread running as well as its own copies of the object’s instance variables. (1998-03-08)