Definition of OLED in English:

OLED

noun

  • A light-emitting diode containing thin flexible sheets of an organic electroluminescent material, used for visual displays:

    ‘because OLEDs emit light, they consume significantly less power’
    • ‘At the moment we see a large demand for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) based microdisplays, suggesting a new world of applications.’
    • ‘TV's measuring 1mm thick are really the realm of OLED technology.’
    • ‘OLED has no inherent limitations to size and resolutions either, so it can even help enable gigantic living room TVs.’
    • ‘Each OLED is actually a sandwich of several different layers of materials.’
    • ‘Unlike conventional liquid crystal displays, OLED displays do not require a backlight.’
    • ‘The main advantage of OLED over LCD it that in an OLED display, each pixel produces its own light.’
    • ‘OLED displays are thinner, lighter, consume less power and are visible over wider angles than LCDs.’
    • ‘OLED TVs will be expensive when they first come out just like when the first plasma TV came out.’
    • ‘As amazing as OLED is, no technology is perfect.’
    • ‘If you've been holding out, waiting for one of those shiny new OLED TVs, your patience is about to be rewarded.’
    • ‘The color of light produced by an OLED depends on the material used in the emissive layer.’
    • ‘We already have OLED displays in our small, handheld devices but OLED technology has so much potential that it could change the entire display industry over the next few years.’

Origin

1990s: from the initial letters of organic light-emitting diode, after LED.

Pronunciation:

OLED

/əʊɛliːˈdiː/