long press

or long·press


noun

(on a tablet or smartphone) the act of pressing one's finger down on an icon or other part of the screen for several seconds, as to activate a task or access additional options.

verb (used with or without object)

to press one's finger down for several seconds on (a part of a display screen): to long press the home button; to long press on the app icon.

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