or touch screen

[ tuhch-skreen ]
/ ˈtʌtʃˌskrin /


a touch-sensitive display screen on a computer or other electronic device: touching different portions of the screen with a finger or stylus will cause the device to take actions determined by a computer program.

Origin of touchscreen

First recorded in 1970–75; touch + screen Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Science definitions for touchscreen


[ tŭchskrēn′ ]

A monitor screen that can detect and respond to something, such as a finger or stylus, pressing on it.
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