Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


or touch screen  (tŭch′skrēn′)
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.


or touch′ screen`,

a computer display that can detect and respond to the presence and location of a finger or instrument on or near its surface.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: Johnson Controls has introduced its multi- functional Software House TST-100 Touchscreen Terminal, providing an enhanced end-user experience at the door.
Scientists found that the more very young children used touchscreen devices, the less they slept and the longer they took to fall asleep.
com)-- According to TechSci Research report "India Touchscreen Display Market By Technology, By Type, By Application, By End User, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 - 2021," the touchscreen display market in India is projected to surpass $1.
Boeing has selected Rockwell Collins to provide its industry-leading touchscreen flight displays for all five flight deck displays on the new Boeing 777X.
The company has recently forged a new supplier relationship with My Custom LCD of Tustin, CA, a leading supplier of industrial touchscreen control panels.
According to the Cisco Visual Network Index, by 2016 nearly 10 billion electronic devices connected to the Internet will be operated through a touchscreen interface, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, information kiosks, and home entertainment centers.