- 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.
Examples from the Web for split screen
Contemporary Examples of 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
Historical Examples of split screen
On the other half of the split-screen, Tjan beamed sunnily at them.Makers