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B

Bar Phone
These popular phones get their name from their “candy bar” shape. Their easy-access buttons and prominent screen display add to their popularity.
Bluetooth® [shared with headsets, phones, laptops]
Bluetooth®-enabled headsets let you talk hands-free in the car or anywhere. Bluetooth® also lets you stream music wirelessly, connect to the Web, transfer files, and more.
Blu-ray [Shared with Home Theater Systems, Optical Drives]
The reigning high-definition DVD format based on blue laser technology and sophisticated compression for ultimate storage capacity, supported by all major manufacturers and movie studios.
Blu-ray Disc Technology [Shared with Video, Optical Drives]
The reigning high-definition DVD format based on blue laser technology and sophisticated compression for ultimate storage capacity, supported by all major manufacturers and movie studios.
Blu-ray Disc Technology [Shared with Video, Home Theater]
The reigning high-definition DVD format based on blue laser technology and sophisticated compression for ultimate storage capacity, supported by all major manufacturers and movie studios.
Bottom Mount Freezer Refrigerator
A two-door configuration, with the refrigeration section placed at eye-level for easy access to the food used the most. The freezer section is available in either of two door types—swing or drawer—depending on one’s preference.
Bridge Element
A cooktop accessory that combines three cooktop heating areas into one, allowing for easy use of griddles and oversized pans.
BTUs
A British Thermal Unit (BTU) is a measurement of energy used to power air conditioners and heaters. The more BTUs, the faster the air conditioner/heater cools or heats a room.
Built-In
The appliance is custom-installed, directly into your kitchen, to fit seamlessly with your space and décor.
Band
Frequency groups that are assigned exclusively to wireless communication.
Browser
Software used to view web pages on a mobile device.
BREW
Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless is an application development platform that allows mobile devices to run many small programs like games, regardless of the phone’s operating system.
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Capacity
Dehumidifier capacity is measured in pints-per-24 hours and is determined by two factors: the size of the space to be dehumidified and the conditions that exist in the space before dehumidification.
Ceiling Cassette Model
When floor space is limited, Ceiling Cassette air conditioners are perfect for large, open spaces and light commercial applications.
Compact Theater System
Perfect for an office, or for any smaller room where you want an all-in-one, high-performance music and video entertainment system in a compact package.
Convection Heat
Convection ovens create a more uniform temperature with internal fans that circulate hot air. Convection heat cooks food faster, more evenly, at a lower temperature, and with better results than standard ovens.
Counter Depth
Also called “cabinet-depth,” counter-depth models are designed to fit flush with standard kitchen cabinets, providing an integrated look without the need for built-in installation.
Call Waiting
Notifies the user of an incoming call, and gives them the option to accept, reject or ignore the call without interrupting their existing conversation or application.
Caller ID
A mobile phone feature that displays information about incoming calls on a mobile device’s LCD screen.
Chat
A mobile phone feature that lets users communicate with another party via an ongoing text-based communication.
CDMA
Also known as Code Division Multiple Access, CDMA is a unique mobile phone frequency range used in the United States and Asia.
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Digital Tuner
Translates and relays signals for your TV’s display from airwaves, satellites, and cables.
Double Oven
Two high-performance ovens, with double the usable capacity of a single oven. Great for cooking large meals or preparing multiple dishes at once.
DVD Recorder
Records videos onto a blank, writeable disc, for backup storage or data sharing.
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External Drive
External optical drives read (play) and write (burn) digital data to disc. They are portable, connect conveniently to your PC via a cable, and do not require a power supply, as opposed to internal drives, which are installed within the casing of your PC.
EDGE
A new technology that enables data transmission standards at up to three times the existing rate on a mobile device
ESN
An Electronic Serial Number is a unique 32-bit identification number used to activate a mobile phone.
Energy Star® [Shared with TV, most Appliances]
The US Government's international program that sets energy-efficiency standards and encourages use of more energy-saving consumer products. Most LG products meet or surpass the Energy Star standard.
Energy Star® [Shared with Appliances]
The US Government's international program that sets energy-efficiency standards and encourages use of more energy-saving consumer products. Most LG products meet or surpass the Energy Star standard.
EVDO
Also known as Evolution Data Only, EVDO is the way that mobile phones such as those using CDMA networks transmit wireless data.
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F

Flip Phone
One of our most popular designs, these phones are conveniently flipped open to answer a call (or write a text) and flipped closed to hang up.
Floor Standing Model
These air conditioners are ideal for light commercial applications and work well in large, open spaces.
4-Door Refrigerator
Building on the convenience and efficiency of a 3-Door Refrigerator, the 4-Door Refrigerator comes in with the freezer drawer divided into two, providing the ultimate in organization and easy access.
French Door Refrigerator
Designed with mutually accessible dual doors that open out from the center, perfect for any size kitchen, as it not require a lot of floor space for open-door access. The pullout freezer drawer is mounted below the refrigeration section for easy access to frozen food storage.
FM Transmitter
An FM transmitter provides access to live FM radio on their mobile device.
Frequency
A mobile phone’s frequency, which is measured in hertz, expresses the number of times that a periodic function or vibration is repeated in a specified time.
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GPS
Global Positioning or GPS is a navigation tool that lets users determine their relative position and movement using a receiver that calculates orientation. GPS also helps identify a user’s position in case of emergency or for use in other applications.
GSM
The Global System for Mobile Communications is the common worldwide standard for mobile communications, allowing subscribers to use their phones in many parts of the world.
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HD DVD
A high-density optical-disc format for storing data and high-definition video.
HDMI
High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a USB-like connection standard that provides an interface between any audio/video source (such as a DVD player, home theater system or TV monitor) over a single cable.
HDMI-Ready
High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a USB-like digital connectivity standard that can transmit high-definition quality digital audio and video signals.
HDTV
High-Definition Television (HDTV) is a digital TV with a much higher resolution than traditional analog TV. Virtually all TV stations are now broadcasting digitally, with analog broadcasts expected to end in early 2009.
Home Theater System
Turn your living room into a home theater with one powerful, integrated entertainment system that includes a DVD player, digital receiver, 5.1 speaker combo and an AM/FM radio tuner.
HSDPA
Also known as High-Speed Download Packet Access, this 3rd generation mobile feature gives users higher data transfer speeds for multimedia applications.
HAC
Indicates a mobile phone that is Hearing Aid Compatible.
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Induction Heat
A pioneering cooktop technology that saves energy—and heats with unrivaled speed—by generating electromagnetic energy.
iPod®-Ready [Shared with Home Theater]
Designed to connect easily to your iPod and play your music through high-quality external speakers.
Internal Drive
Internal optical drives can read (play) and write (burn) digital data to disc. They are installed internally within the casing of your PC, as opposed to external drives, which connect to your PC externally, via a cable.
IMAP4
Also known as Internet Message Access Protocal 4, this technology lets users retrieve and send email messages on their mobile phone’s browser.
IM
Also known as Instant Messaging, this communication tool lets users conduct an ongoing conversation via typed messages on their mobile phone’s screen.
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Java
A programming language developed by Sun Microsystems, JAVA is a leading mobile platform, allowing users the ability to download independent applications and execute them offline.
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LCD TV
Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs) are illuminated through backlit panels and are ideal for rooms where light levels cannot be controlled.
LG SimpLink™
SimpLink is LG’s connectivity technology, which allows LG products to conveniently communicate with any compatible LG device via an HDMI™ cable.
LightScribe
Burn silkscreen-quality labels directly onto your discs thanks to LightScribe’s convenient, cost-effective, laser-printing technology.
LCD
An LCD, or Liquid Crystal Display, is the flat display device or screen on a mobile phone.
LED
LEDs are small lights found on many mobile phones.
Lilon (Lithium Ion) Battery
A lightweight, rechargeable battery used in many mobile devices.
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Multi-Disc Changer
A DVD or CD player that allows you to insert multiple discs at one time, for enhanced non-stop entertainment.
Multi-Zone Model
These highly energy-efficient, air conditioner/heaters operate two or three interior units that are mounted in separate rooms for precise individual temperature control.
Megapixel
A megapixel is one million pixels, and it is the unit of measurement used to describe the image sensing ability of a digital camera. The more megapixels a camera has, the better the digital image it can produce.
MMS
Also known as Multimedia Messaging Service, this system lets users send and receive text, image, video and sound with their mobile device.
MP3
MP3s are digital audio files supported by many mobile phones.
MEID
A Mobile Equipment Identifier is a unique identification number that is found on any CDMA mobile device and used for authentication purposes.
Mobile Operating System
The operating system found on your mobile device, which determines what types of applications it will support.
Mobile Email
Mobile Email is a mobile phone feature that lets users check their email via webmail account or any other application.
Mobile Radio
Satellite or digital radio on a mobile phone that provides access to a variety of live, streaming channels of music, sports, talk, and more.
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Phone Camera
Camera phones allow you to record the great visual narrative of life, wherever you are—with either still shots or video.
Phone Music Player
Take your music everywhere you go with a music player, and enjoy digital music—such as MP3s—in full stereo sound. Some models include an FM transmitter or a professionally tuned graphic equalizer.
Plasma TV
Plasma displays generate their own light, which delivers better contrast ratio and better response to high-motion video.
Portable Model
Portable Air Conditioners offer versatility and energy-efficiency for both residential and light commercial applications.
PTAC Model
These wall-fitting air conditioner/heaters stand out because of their ultra-low decibel levels and high energy-efficiency ratings.
Polyphonic Ringtone
Also known as poly ringtones, these are sounds that indicate an incoming call. Polyphonic ringtones are more complex than standard, monophonic tones.
POP3
An abbreviation for Post Office Protocol version 3, POP3 lets users access email on a mobile device.
Push-to-talk
A system featured on mobile phones giving users the ability to communicate one-to-one or one-to-a-few, in the manner of a walkie-talkie.
PCS
PC Sync or PC Suite is a software that lets users synchronize the data stored on their phone, such as saved numbers, calendars and messages, with a compatible PC.
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QWERTY keyboard
These handy, miniaturized computer keyboards make emailing, texting or surfing the web faster and more intuitive.
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R

Radiant Heat
Steady heat is emitted—“radiated”—from the cooktop at a controlled temperature.
Resolution [Shared with Monitors]
Refers to the amount of detail an image holds, expressed in pixels for digital imaging. The higher the resolution, the more intricate the detail.
Resolution [Shared with Television]
Refers to the amount of detail an image holds, expressed in pixels for digital imaging. The higher the resolution, the more intricate the detail.
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Satellite Radio-Ready
Equipped to receive hundreds of channels of XM Satellite Radio (subscription required).
Screen Size Class Measurements [Shared with Television]
For HDTVs and computer monitors, screen size is measured diagonally from the inside of the beveled edge. Measurement does not include casing.
Screen Size Class [Shared with Monitors]
For HDTVs and computer monitors, screen size is measured diagonally from the inside of the beveled edge. Measurement does not include casing.
SecureDisc™
With the ability to store data redundantly, and to digitally authenticate data, SecurDisc™ lets professional and private users protect and share data securely.
Side-by-Side Refrigerator
A two-door configuration with the refrigeration and freezer sections placed side-by-side in a vertical orientation. This refrigerator boasts a large freezer capacity, and it is the perfect type to be installed in a narrow kitchen.
Single Oven
One large-capacity, high-performance oven to meet all of your home cooking needs.
Single-Zone Model
These highly energy-efficient, ductless air conditioner/heaters boast low-profile, stylish designs that fit seamlessly into any room of your home while saving you money.
Stackable
Stackable washers and dryers can be stacked vertically to save space—even fit into a closet—in your home.
Slide Phone
Slide phones are comprised of two segments that conveniently slide apart for easy keyboard access, or together for keyboard protection.
Smart Phone
“Smart Phone” refers to two things: phones offering advanced features like email, internet and keyboard, or phones that run complete operating system software (or both).
Speaker Phone
Putting a microphone and a loudspeaker into a phone gives you the freedom to converse hands-free—a beautiful thing when you’re driving or multi-tasking.
SteamDishwasher™
LG’s innovative new SteamDishwashers™ employs performance-enhancing steam to clean your dishes more thoroughly, while being more water- and energy-efficient.
SteamDryer
LG uses innovative steam technology for enhanced drying performance, saving you energy, money, and time.
SteamWasher [Shared with Washer, Dryer, Washer/Dryer]
LG SteamWashers use performance-enhancing steam technology to save you energy, money and time.
SteamWasher/Dryer Combo
LG uses innovative steam technology for enhanced cleaning and drying performance—saving you energy, money and time—in a convenient, space-saving, all-in-one combo unit.
SMS
Also known as Short Message Service, this communication tool lets users type and send short text messages on a phone’s keypad.
Streaming
A means of transferring data on a mobile device where sound and video can be accessed as data is being transferred from a network source.
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3-Door Refrigerator
Combines the convenience and efficiency of both side-by-side and bottom freezer models, with two top doors and a large-capacity freezer.
Thru-the-Wall Model
These versatile, energy-efficient models are designed to fit a dedicated hole in the wall—ideal for both residential and light commercial applications.
Touch Screen
Touch Screen technology allows you to activate numbers and buttons, and scroll through menus, lists, and pictures, with a touch of the fingertip.
TruMotion [Shared across most TVs]
Provides clearer, smoother TV images—even during fast action scenes—to create a clearer and crisper picture.
TFT
Also known as a Thin Film Diode Display, this display technology renders colors with exceptional brightness without draining your battery.
3G
3G, or 3rd Generation, refers to the latest generation of cellular network, which provides significantly greater bandwidth and access to large data files such as multimedia.
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Up-Scaling
Dedicated technology inside the DVD player enhances the information stored on a standard-definition DVD to create a high-definition output to an HDTV via HDMI for superior image quality.
USB 2.0 [Shared with Television]
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is the most common connection format between computers and peripherals, such as monitors, printers, and optical drives. USB 2.0 allows far speedier input/output data transfers.
USB
A plug-in connection often used for transferring data between mobile phones and other devices such as PCs.
Up-Scaling [Shared with Video]
Dedicated technology inside the DVD player enhances the information stored on a standard-definition DVD to create a high-definition output to an HDTV via HDMI for superior sound quality.
USB Media Host
Connects to PCs, laptops or thumb drives so you can view photos or listen to music from an external source.
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V

Voicemail
A service for receiving, storing, and retrieving audio messages on a mobile phone, in the place of an answering machine.
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WI-FI
Also known as Wireless Local Area Networks, this technology lets users connect to the internet or access email on their mobile phone or other wireless device in a given physical area.
WQVGA
Refers to any high definition widescreen LCD display.
Wallpaper
An customizable background displayed on a mobile phone screen.
Wireless Speakers
Eliminates the need for speaker cables, allowing for more freedom and flexibility of speaker placement.
Window Model
Stylish and energy-efficient, our single unit Window Model air conditioners are designed for placement in the window of a home or apartment to cool all or part of a room.
Web Browsing
Thanks to wireless connections via cellular networks or LAN, you can connect to the internet on your phone—anytime or anywhere.
WCDMA
A third generation mobile technology that enables rapid downloading of data like web pages and multimedia on a mobile device.
Windows Mobile
Take advantage of advanced applications on Incite, the Windows equipped smartphone by LG.
Wash Program
Multiple Wash Programs allow you to perfectly calibrate your wash cycle according to the size of the load and the type of garments being washed.
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