Definition of screenshot in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskrēnSHät/


An image of the data displayed on the screen of a computer or mobile device.
Example sentences
  • From the screenshots, the program also has the same odd capitalization and language errors that the website has.
  • I had a quick glance at the screenshots on this program - it looks pretty good.
  • As you can see from the above screenshot, the software does not even display the full name of the folder!


[with object]
Take a screenshot of: the app notifies you if the recipient tries to screenshot the message
More example sentences
  • I'd like to screenshot scrolling browser windows.
  • I didn't think to screenshot the whole thing because I assumed they wouldn't just start deleting comments.
  • I remembered my own impulse to screenshot a page from a set of ephemeral Google results, which can change at any time.

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Syllabification: screen·shot

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