touch screen

noun \ ˈtəch-ˌskrēn \
variants: or touchscreen
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of touch screen

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

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First Known Use of touch screen

1974

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TOUCH SCREEN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of touch screen for English Language Learners

  • computers : a type of screen on a computer which shows options that you can choose by touching the screen


TOUCH SCREEN Defined for Kids

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Definition of touch screen for Students

: a display screen (as for a computer) on which the user selects options by touching the screen

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