Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the chiral nematic phase of a liquid crystal in which the molecules are closely aligned within a distinct series of layers, with the axes of the molecules lying parallel to the plane of the layers and with the orientation of molecules in adjacent layers rotated slightly.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to cholesterin, or obtained from it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to cholesterin, or obtained from it.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective physics Of or relating to the chiral nematic phase of some liquid crystals in which the molecules are arranged in parallel planes with adjacent planes rotated slightly
  • noun Any compound that forms such a liquid crystal

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[cholester(ol) + –ic.]

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From cholesterol, in whose crystals it was first observed

Examples

  • Kent has been around since 1995, selling what are known as cholesteric liquid crystal displays.

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  • The device is called a cholesteric liquid crystal display (chLCD), and it's been developed by Kent Displays Inc.

    Fast Company

  • This prototype uses a technology called cholesteric liquid crystal display (chLCD,) but treated in a special way to adapt its shape to any kind of surface.

    Gizmodo

  • The new feature-enhanced color e-paper developed by Fujitsu Laboratories and to be commercialized by Fujitsu Frontech employs a layered construction found in cholesteric liquid-crystal display (LCD) panels with an image memory function, and makes use of the reflective properties in each color layer where the cholesteric liquid crystals reflect a specific wavelength of light of red, green, or blue (Figure 2).

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  • The Ch-LCD (cholesteric liquid crystal display) screen is thin and light, consumes less power and is less costly than other technologies, ITRI said.

    PCWorld

  • The new feature-enhanced color e-paper developed by Fujitsu Laboratories and to be commercialized by Fujitsu Frontech employs a layered construction found in cholesteric liquid-crystal display (LCD) panels with an image memory function, and makes use of the reflective properties in each color layer where the cholesteric liquid crystals reflect a specific wavelength of light of red, green, or blue (Figure 2).

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  • Compared to the reflective displays using a color-filter array widely used in conventional LCDs, Fujitsu's cholesteric

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  • Compared to the reflective displays using a color-filter array widely used in conventional LCDs, Fujitsu's cholesteric

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  • The InfoVue Bi-Stable LCD features an innovative cholesteric solution in place of the traditional twisted nematic liquid crystal solution.

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  • The InfoVue Bi-Stable LCD features an innovative cholesteric solution in place of the traditional twisted nematic liquid crystal solution.

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