electronic paper - definition and synonyms

noun

or e-paper

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    technology which is used for displaying text on a screen in the same way as ink appears on paper in printed books. This technology is used in e-readers.

    Thirty-five years in the making, electronic paper is now closer than ever to changing the way we read, write, and study — a revolution so profound that some see it as second only to the invention of the printing press in the 15th century. Made of flexible material, requiring ultra-low power consumption, cheap to manufacture, and — most importanteasy and convenient to read, e-papers of the future are just around the corner, with the promise to hold libraries on a chip and replace most printed newspapers before the end of the next decade.

    Submitted from United States on 20/01/2010