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screen time

or screen·time

[ skreen-tahym ]
/ ˈskrin ˈtaɪm /
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noun
the amount of time devoted to a particular actor, topic, plot line, etc., in a film or TV show: The female characters got less screen time than the male characters in all the film festival nominations.
Digital Technology. the amount of time a person spends watching or interacting with content on the screen of a computer, phone, TV, gaming console, etc.: What's the maximum amount of screen time recommended for children under two?
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Origin of screen time

First recorded in 1915–20, and in 1990–95 for def. 2
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