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  1. 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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Origin of touchscreen

First recorded in 1970–75; touch + screen
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  1. A monitor screen that can detect and respond to something, such as a finger or stylus, pressing on it.
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