touchscreen

[tuhch-skreen]
noun Computers.
a touch-sensitive display screen: touching different portions of the screen with a finger will cause the computer to take actions determined by a program.
Also, touch screen.


Origin:
1970–75; touch + screen

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touchscreen   (tŭch'skrēn')  Pronunciation Key 
A monitor screen that can detect and respond to something, such as a finger or stylus, pressing on it.
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Example sentences
It doesn't have a touchscreen, so would be no good for music-making
  applications, for example.
Players swipe their fingers or tap the touchscreen to check out their farms,
  harvest crops or perform other tasks.
Swatch also made the news this week when the company announced its new
  touchscreen collection.
Each level features candy suspended in the air by ropes players cut with swipes
  of the touchscreen.
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