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Active

A market in which there is frequent trading.

Active

1. Describing a security that is traded with relative frequency. Many investors look to active securities because they can be traded, even in rather large quantities, without affecting the price. Active securities usually have a low bid-ask spread.

2. Describing a market or exchange with a high trading volume.

active

Of or relating to a security in which there is a great deal of trading. Active securities appeal to many investors because they usually can be traded without affecting the price. In over-the-counter trading, an active security usually has a smaller spread between the bid and ask price. See also most-active stocks.
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As production gears up for more sophisticated applications and includes active matrix displays, LEPs will find application in palmtop and handheld PCs, laptops, navigational and automotive instrumentation, handheld TVs, digital still cameras, camcorders, and later, as larger and higher performance displays are available, desktop displays, HDTVs, and others.
An earlier attempt at explaining this predominance of passive matrices attributed it to the fact that infinitives with passive matrices order their participants differently from finite complements and that infinitives with active matrices do not offer this advantage, so that when the word order shared by the that clause and the infinitive with active matrix is required for reasons of information structure the former is the preferred, purportedly unmarked, choice.
Although some of the displays are monochrome EL and LCD, Oestreich said the company is most proud of its color Sun and IBM laptops and its CVC-4000, which supports a color active matrix display from a VME or VME-based Sun processor.
Active Matrix TFT LCD will continue to assert its dominance in screen sizes less than 50" diagonal.
Active Matrix channels add a compare functionality to the active fan-out design.
This 4.9-inch diagonal 1-DIN color active matrix TFT LCD offers an economical standard product for display designers involved in medical diagnostic instrumentation.
Kodak adds that the new materials are well suited for both passive matrix and active matrix displays and will allow the delivery of displays with brilliant color, superior contrast ratio, and a wide viewing angle.
This line includes the X-174 with a 17.4-inch TFT active matrix screen at 1280x1024 dpi, with an estimated retail street price of $999.
The second is a Solo 1200XL notebook with 12.1-inch XGA resolution, active matrix screen, 850MHz mobile Intel Celeron chip, 192MB of memory, a 10GB hard drive, CD-ROM drive and built-in wireless and wired Ethernet networking is also included.
Resting in an all-aluminium chassis, the R9 sports a Nema 4/12 keyboard and a 15.4-inch 1280 x 1024 active matrix, sunlight readable, shatter resistant display.
A large-sized, full color OLED requires an active matrix driver in respect of panel lifetime, power consumption and picture quality.
E-Ink recently achieved three significant steps in its effort to create the next publishing medium -- demonstrating the world's first active matrix electronic ink display on April 10; signing a comprehensive agreement with Philips Components to jointly develop high resolution electronic ink displays for use in handheld devices on Feb.