touch screen
noun Date: 1974 a display screen on which the user selects options (as from a menu) by touching the screen

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  • touch screen — ➔ screen1 * * * touch screen UK US noun [C] IT, COMMUNICATIONS ► a screen on a computer, phone, etc. that you touch in order to give it instructions, rather than using a keyboard or keypad: »Customers use a touch screen to buy tickets. touch… …   Financial and business terms

  • touch-screen — UK US noun [C] IT, COMMUNICATIONS ► a screen on a computer, phone, etc. that you touch in order to give it instructions, rather than using a keyboard or keypad: »Customers use a touch screen to buy tickets. touch screen adjective [before noun] ►… …   Financial and business terms

  • touch-screen — touch screens N COUNT: oft N n A touch screen is a computer screen that allows the user to give commands to the computer by touching parts of the screen rather than by using the keyboard or mouse. [COMPUTING] …   English dictionary

  • touch screen — n a type of computer screen that you touch in order to tell the computer what to do or to get information …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • touch screen — touch ,screen noun count a computer screen that you touch in order to choose what you want to see next …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • touch screen — n. Comput. a screen that enables a user to select an icon, menu option, etc. by touching that portion of the screen on which it appears * * * …   Universalium

  • touch screen — n. Comput. a screen that enables a user to select an icon, menu option, etc. by touching that portion of the screen on which it appears …   English World dictionary

  • touch screen — ► NOUN ▪ a display device which allows the user to interact with a computer by touching areas on the screen …   English terms dictionary

  • touch-screen — touchˈ screen adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑touch …   Useful english dictionary

  • touch screen — noun a computer display that enables the user to interact with the computer by touching areas on the screen • Syn: ↑touchscreen • Hypernyms: ↑computer screen, ↑computer display * * * noun : a display screen on which the user selects options (as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • touch screen — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms touch screen : singular touch screen plural touch screens computing a computer screen that you touch in order to choose what you want to see next …   English dictionary

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