Main definitions of screen capture in English

: screen capture1screen capture2

screen capture1

noun

  • An image of the data displayed on the screen of a computer or mobile device; a screenshot.

    ‘she attached a screen capture of the letter she sent to organizers’

Main definitions of screen capture in English

: screen capture1screen capture2

screen capture2

noun

Computing
  • The action or process of taking a screenshot; a facility for this.

verb

[with object]
  • Take a screenshot of.

    ‘once these images are shared, they can be screen-captured by anyone’

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in Computerworld.