Print Screen

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A 104-key PC US English keyboard layout with "Prt Sc" circled.
In this cropped image of a keyboard, the Print Screen is the first key in the 9-key square in the middle.


Print Screen ‎(plural Print Screens)

  1. A keyboard key; typically, the same key shares the functions of Print Screen and System Request (Sys Rq). Print Screen prints the screen in some command line systems such as MS-DOS and makes a screenshot in some graphical interface systems such as Windows.
  2. A screenshot.
    Send me a Print Screen with the error message.


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Print Screen m (plural Print Screens)

  1. Print Screen (keyboard key)
  2. Print Screen (screenshot)


For usage examples of this term, see Citations:Print Screen.