screen·​ful | \ ˈskrēn-ˌfu̇l How to pronounce screenful (audio) \

Definition of screenful

: the amount of information visible at one time on a display screen

Examples of screenful in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Microsoft also added the ability to add a small border to the screenshot, to avoid pasting a white image into a screenful of black and white text; and the ability to quickly print right from within the app itself. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Hints of Windows 10's 2019 future show up in early '19H1' builds," 6 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of screenful

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Screenful.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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