liquid crystal display
display technology that modulates the light from a backlight to make a grey scale image and uses red, green, and blue colour filters to make a colour image
Note 1 to entry: The modulator consists of a liquid crystal layer that can change the polarization of the light and two (in most cases crossed) polarizers that block the light from the backlight in the off state.
Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-04-99 in IEC 60050-845:1987.
Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-685 in CIE S 017:2011.