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viewscreen

noun

the display or monitor of a computer, television, etc.

Word Origin

1945; orig. science fiction term

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  • Tawney ignored them, staring at the image of the red planet on the viewscreen almost eagerly.

    Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse
  • The viewscreen tracked it for an instant, then continued its scan.

    The Players Everett B. Cole
  • He indicated Lappy, who was at that moment fervidly examining the interior of the viewscreen.

    Conquest Over Time Michael Shaara
  • Tom was assigned to the viewscreen, and the long wait began.

    Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse
  • Then the thing turned again; and in the next instant its head filled the viewscreen.

    The Winds of Time James H. Schmitz
  • "They could outrun us anyway," Tom said, watching the viewscreen.

    Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse
  • Lake and Craig left their stations, as impatient as Fenrir, and came over to watch the viewscreen with him.

    Space Prison Tom Godwin
  • The Scavenger was moving fast now, dwindling in the viewscreen.

    Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse
  • He had a clip of five rounds in the gun, the searchlight on, and the viewscreen tuned to the forward pickup.

    Four-Day Planet Henry Beam Piper
  • "With just one difference," Greg said, turning away from the viewscreen.

    Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse

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