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.

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

Pronunciation

supertwist

/ˈsuːpətwɪst/