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screencap

Syllabification: screen·cap
Pronunciation: /ˈskrēnˌkap
 
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Definition of screencap in English:

noun

A screenshot or screen grab: the website lets people submit screencaps of their autocorrect mishaps
More example sentences
  • Below is a screencap of some of the malicious tweets.
  • The screencap above was taken from an email we received today.
  • The slur was deleted quickly, according to his Twitter followers, but screencaps of the message were saved and re-posted.

Origin

1990s: blend of screen and capture.

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