Definition of supertwist in English:

supertwist

adjective

  • Denoting a type of liquid crystal display used in portable computers, in which to change state the plane of polarized light passing through the display is rotated by at least 180 degrees.

    • ‘In addition to normal supertwist displays, there also exist double supertwist and triple supertwist displays.’
    • ‘Polyvision combines the low cost of supertwist nematic LCD's with the sophistication of active matrix.’

Pronunciation

supertwist

/ˈsuːpətwɪst/