on-screen

[on-skreen, awn-]
adjective
1.
occurring within a motion picture or television show or in an actor's professional life: a raucous on-screen personality that was at odds with his quiet private life.
2.
displayed on a television screen; supplied by means of television: an on-screen course in economics.
adverb
3.
in a motion picture or television program or in one's professional life: On-screen he's a villain.

Origin:
1950–55

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Main Entry:  on-screen
Part of Speech:  adj, adv
Main Entry:  on-screen
Part of Speech:  adj, adv
Main Entry:  on-screen
Part of Speech:  adj, adv
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Example sentences
All functions are accessed with a thumb-operated controller and
  easy-to-navigate, on-screen menus.
Perhaps the government is worried that the ensuing violence on-screen may
  incite violence off-screen as well.
Fox's on-screen stalkings have been no less disturbing.
But the collision of the right actor and the right director can cause a spark
  that ignites magic on-screen.
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