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touch·screen

or touch screen  (tŭch′skrēn′)
n.
An electronic device that serves as a display screen and also registers input by detecting the touch of a finger or stylus on its surface.

touch′screen`

or touch′ screen`,



n.
a computer display that can detect and respond to the presence and location of a finger or instrument on or near its surface.
[1970–75]
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Noun1.touchscreen - a computer display that enables the user to interact with the computer by touching areas on the screen
computer display, computer screen - a screen used to display the output of a computer to the user
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