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Passive

Income or loss from business activities in which a person does not materially participate, such as a limited partnership.

Passive

Income (or loss) from an investment in which an individual does not directly participate. The most common types of passive income are rents from property one owns and income from a limited partnership. Some analysts consider income from dividends and coupons to be passive income while others do not. Passive income is taxable, but it is often treated differently from active income.
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Infinitival copular complement clauses in English: explaining the predominance of passive matrix verbs.
There is an active-matrix color model, as well as a dual-scan passive matrix color edition, both based on 40MHz Intel 486DX/2 CPUs.
Postal 1974: 305; Bolinger 1977: 129; and Quirk 1965, albeit on the basis of little evidence) that the infinitival complement more often has a passive matrix than an active one (compare the [c] examples below with the [b] examples above) and argues that this imbalance can be explained along the same lines.
Its low cost makes it a credible alternative to character modules, vacuum florescent displays, STN passive matrix displays, or more complex graphic LCD products.
Leader in developing the top quality passive matrix LCDs
Ted also created a joint venture between Pioneer, Semiconductor Energy Laboratory and Sharp to build p-Si backplanes as he prophesied the progression from passive matrix to active matrix technology.
This is because after years of OLEDs being confined to small passive matrix (PM) displays, this technology is now bursting out of its confines into lighting and especially into cell phone main displays, a now completely commercialized application.
As a result of Chung's leadership," he continued, "Samsung is the recognized leader of the OLED industry, pioneering full-color displays, first in passive matrix OLEDs and then in active matrix OLEDs.
DisplaySearch also reported that in Q1'09 worldwide active matrix (AM) OLED revenue surpassed passive matrix (PM) OLED for the first time.
SmartXtend(TM) Passive Matrix OLED technology for next generation cellular displays proven and demonstrated with Japanese module partner.
Honoured by the NMI for Innovation with its SmartXtend (TM) passive matrix OLED Display Technology, Dialog was presented the award by the Electronics Leaderships Council Chairman Harry Lee at the annual NMI Awards Dinner and Ceremony on November 6th in London.
SmartXtend(TM) technology allows the main displays of mobile devices - particularly those offering W-QVGA and QVGA resolution - to utilize passive matrix OLED displays rather than LCD or active matrix OLEDs.