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

  • adjective Of or relating to a thin monitor or television, such as an LCD or plasma display.


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  • For the first time, the average price of a 47-inch flat-panel television is less than $1,000, good news for consumers but the latest sign of tough times for the TV industry.

    Prices for LCD TVs Continue to Fall

  • Sharp Corp., which makes TV sets and flat-panel displays, said Wednesday that it now expects a net loss this fiscal year of ¥290 billion, its biggest ever, due to a tax-asset write-down that became necessary because of its uncertain business outlook.

    Panasonic Forecasts $10 Billion Loss

  • Lee Scott, the former CEO of Wal-Mart, reported strong flat-panel sales in the beginning of January, after a disappointing Christmas season.

    Home Economics

  • SAN FRANCISCO -- Roku is thinking outside its set-top box in an attempt to bring more Internet video to flat-panel televisions.

    Roku Streaming Stick Expands Company's Horizons Beyond Set-Top Boxes

  • Even flat-panel televisions, the iconic unnecessary consumer good of the past decade, have proved surprisingly resilient.

    Home Economics

  • It has encountered difficulty in recent years, as it fell behind in flat-panel TVs to rivals like Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea, as well as in digital music players to Apple Inc.

    Former Sony chairman Sony credited with developing CDs dies

  • Manufacturers in the segment that includes flat-panel TVs expect August production to plunge over 13%.

    Japan's Bumpy Road Back to Normality

  • Soleusair HM2-15R-32 flat-panel space heater with remote for $60..

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  • To more accurately gauge price trends, the weighting will go up for items that are rapidly becoming cheaper for shoppers, such as flat-panel televisions and personal computers.

    Japan's Deflated Outlook

  • Asian flat-panel makers thrived until the first half of last year due to strong sales of high-end TVs, but market conditions turned weak toward the end of last year as demand lagged supply.

    LG Display's Net Plunges 96%


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