Definitions

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  • n. A subsidiary screen making up part of a larger screen (especially the kind used for displaying computer output).

Etymologies

sub- +‎ screen (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She clicked on the black subscreen on her monitor and Mulcahy saw a grainy image jerk into life, revealing a young woman in teetering heels standing outside an open doorway.

    The Priest

  • She clicked on another subscreen and a rougher, greyer, wide-angled image emerged of a girl—the same girl, if you looked hard enough—walking up the road towards the camera, swinging her handbag by its long straps.

    The Priest

  • He just had time to read the two-word message “hacked off” before the media player launched a black subscreen which stalled for a moment, then ran some good-quality CCTV footage of two people, a man and a woman, approaching each other on the street, stopping to chat, then climbing into an open-top sports car.

    The Priest

  • Refer to the map (on your radio subscreen) and enter the second pictoral code, sending power to box #2.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Courhig watched as the blank subscreen for that particular handler stayed blank.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • Except…there was still that sixth subscreen, still dark.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • I only hope that future versions allow a manual table-of-contents or chapter creation subscreen.

    MacUpdate - Mac OS X

  • By looking at each subscreen, you'll get information on your character that will show improvements as you level, get better equipment, or if you have favorable faction with groups and cities.

    GamersInfo.net Articles

  • And when I think about them touring their outdoor school at Vasona Park this Wedensday and saying goodbye to their creek and their grouptime tree and their ball field and their snack and art tables and their bridge and their parking lot where they have all been playing Star Wars and picking flowers and chasing each other around with their backbacks on while us moms try to apply that last bit of subscreen.

    Silicon Valley Moms Blog

  • Items that you possess are relegated to the start-menu subscreen, which also keeps your HUD from getting too cluttered or bogged down with icons.

    IGN Wii

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