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Flat-panel display

Computer monitorSometimes abbreviated as FPD, a flat-panel display is a thin screen display found on all portable computers and is the new standard for desktop computers. Unlike (CRT) monitors, flat-panel displays use liquid-crystal display (LCD) or light-emitting diode (LED) technology to make them much lighter and thinner compared to a traditional monitor. The picture shows an example of an ASUS flat-panel display.

Also see: CRT, Dead Pixel, Display, LCD, Video terms