Definition of multitouch in US English:



  • Functionality allowing a touch screen, trackpad, etc., to register multiple points of contact made on the surface simultaneously.

    • ‘However, they said they expected a full touchscreen device with multitouch in the future.’
    • ‘The multitouch is pretty shoddy, and the refresh rate is not too good on the screen.’
    • ‘I'm stoked that even though the new touchpad looks the same and is the same size, it's loaded with multitouch!’
    • ‘Now, it's rivals are scrambling to add multitouch to notebooks, phones, and other digital gadgets.’
    • ‘Multitouch is also supported, with pinch and twist gestures for zooming and rotating.’