screen saver


noun Computers.

a program that displays a constantly shifting pattern on a screen when the computer is idle, originally used to prevent damage to the screen through continuous display of the same image but now used primarily for decoration.

Nearby words

  1. screen grid,
  2. screen memory,
  3. screen name,
  4. screen pass,
  5. screen process,
  6. screen test,
  7. screen time,
  8. screen trading,
  9. screen-print,
  10. screen-printing

Also screen·sav·er [skreen-sey-ver] /ˈskrinˌseɪ vər/

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