screenshot

or screen shot

[skreen-shot]
noun
  1. Also called screen capture. a copy or image of what is seen on a computer 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.
  1. to take a screenshot of: You can screenshot the error message and send it to me.

Origin of screenshot

1980–85; 1940–45 for an earlier sense; screen + shot1
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screenshot

noun
  1. 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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Word Origin and History for screenshot
n.

by 1991, from (computer) screen (n.) + shot (n.) in the photograph sense.

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