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.
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How to use touchscreen in a sentence
If your device has a touchscreen, here you can also adjust the visual feedback shown on the display when you tap it.How to completely customize the way you control Windows | David Nield | January 15, 2021 | Popular-Science
The 12-inch touchscreen is the largest in this class, and the hard-plastic surfaces and rubberized switch gear make things easy to clean.
Nowadays, most people will not even consider a phone that doesn’t have a touchscreen.Google algorithms vs Google penalties, explained by an ex-Googler | Pedro Dias | December 23, 2020 | Search Engine Land
Each seat has a touchscreen next to it where passengers can adjust the climate and monitor their route and arrival time.Amazon’s New Robotaxi Has No Steering Wheel, But It Can Drive for 16 Hours Straight | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | December 23, 2020 | Singularity Hub
You can easily draw no-go lines on your phone’s touchscreen using the Neato app that the vacuum will automatically learn and follow.Best robot vacuum: Clean up without lifting a finger | Carsen Joenk | December 18, 2020 | Popular-Science
Instead of pushing the cup against a mechanical lever, users push a “button” on a touchscreen.
In the 21st century, you also have to turn off the touchscreen to become human.
If you can't see yourself doing much typing on a touchscreen, the iPad's keyboard will exceed your expectations.
A really big PDA, where a touchscreen does what a laptop's keyboard used to do.
"We're in love," the reviewer said of the Storm's touchscreen keyboard.
He takes my hand by the wrist and plants my palm on the touchscreen and a little ribbon of paper with zero-zero-one slides out.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town | Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for touch screen
a visual display unit screen that allows the user to give commands to the computer by touching parts of the screen instead of using the keyboard
(as modifier): a touch-screen computer
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Scientific definitions for touchscreen
A monitor screen that can detect and respond to something, such as a finger or stylus, pressing on it.
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