- Also called composite shot. Movies, Television. a type of process photography in which two or more shots are juxtaposed and projected simultaneously on the screen.
- Computers. a mode of operation that uses windows to enable simultaneous viewing of two or more displays on the same screen.
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Examples from the Web for split screen
My father is now at home in Chicago, watching Egypt obsessively on a split-screen TV.Egypt Revolt: American Dreams of Cairo
January 31, 2011
You had to adapt yourself to the split-screen, the mash-up, the Internet technological ingeniousness of it all.Telling the Boss Off
January 16, 2010
You know, Dave, I just love that split-screen telethon look with Frank in L.A. talking to Joey in Atlantic City."Dave's Whipping Boy"
October 2, 2009
This split-screen presidential transition is different from others.America Suddenly Has Two Presidents
November 29, 2008
In the split-screen debate, McCain was so hot under the collar his head looked about to pop off.Cool Hand Barack
November 5, 2008
On the other half of the split-screen, Tjan beamed sunnily at them.Makers