Definition of Screen background

1. Noun. (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear.

Exact synonyms: Background, Desktop
Generic synonyms: Crt Screen, Screen
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screen Background

screen-film contact
screen actor
screen background (current term)
screen capture
screen captures
screen defense
screen door
screen font
screen memory
screen motion capture
screen name
screen off
screen out
screen printing
screen reader
screen saver

Literary usage of Screen background

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Well-Being of Video Display Terminal Users: An Exploratory Study by Mark S Gottlieb, Steven L Sauter, Vernon M Dodson, Kathryn M Rohrer (1999)
"Along this line, the present data show a low positive (r » .13) but nonsignificant correlation between visuo-ocular strain scores and screen background ..."

2. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"... at right, two cherubs in adoration ; above, three cherubs, one of them hanging a curtain between trees, as a screen ; background, mountains. ..."

3. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1911)
"Plenty of naturalists carry a screen background with them when photographing high- growing flowers, and place it behind the flowers to make them stand out ..."

4. The American Amateur Photographer (1897)
"Our Pets," two children and a cat asleep in an arm chair, and a Japanese screen background, has only one fault, and that a little one. ..."

5. Library of Amateur Photography (1911)
"18, which gives the location of the subject, camera, reflecting screen, background, etc. 318. Exposure.—The exposure for Rembrandt Lighting requires ..."

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