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screenshot

or screen shot

[ skreen-shot ]
/ ˈskrinˌʃɒt /
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noun
Also called screen cap·ture [kap-cher], /ˈkæp tʃər/, screen·cap [skreen-kap] /ˈskrinˌkæp/ . a copy or image of what is seen on a computer monitor or other screen at a given time: Save the screenshot as a graphics file.
verb (used with object) screen·shot or screen·shot·ted, screen·shot·ting.
to take a screenshot of: You can screenshot the error message and send it to me.
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Origin of screenshot

First recorded in 1980–85; screen + shot1
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British Dictionary definitions for screenshot

screenshot
/ (ˈskriːnˌʃɒt) /

noun
an image created by copying part or all of the display on a computer screen at a particular moment, for example in order to demonstrate the use of a piece of software
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