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viewscreen

noun

the display or monitor of a computer, television, etc.

Word Origin

1945; orig. science fiction term

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  • The viewscreen tracked it for an instant, then continued its scan.

    The Players Everett B. Cole
  • The days went by, and the green disk of Earth appeared in the viewscreen.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • There was no viewscreen in the ship's cabin; it was too tiny for that.

    Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse
  • Tom was assigned to the viewscreen, and the long wait began.

    Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse
  • "They could outrun us anyway," Tom said, watching the viewscreen.

    Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse
  • The Scavenger was moving fast now, dwindling in the viewscreen.

    Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse
  • "With just one difference," Greg said, turning away from the viewscreen.

    Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse
  • He returned to his control-panel seat and looked at the viewscreen.

    Postmark Ganymede Robert Silverberg
  • He dialed the servoconsole and focused a morning meal menu on the viewscreen.

    DP Arthur Dekker Savage
  • “Now,” he said, reaching for the control panel of the viewscreen.

    Little Fuzzy

    Henry Beam Piper

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