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screencap Syllabification: screen·cap
Pronunciation: /ˈskrēnˌkap/

Definition of screencap in English:


A screenshot or screen grab: the website lets people submit screencaps of their autocorrect mishaps
More example sentences
  • Here are a few almost identical screencaps.
  • I have downloaded your entire website as evidence and I saved screencaps of it, so don't bother delete it.
  • The video's not there, but you can still tell from the screencap that it's large enough to fit 10 regular sized Xbox 360 s, 3 PlayStation 3 s, and one Xbox 1.


1990s: blend of screen and capture.

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