screen saver

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n screen saver (computer science) a moving design that appears on a computer screen when there has been no input for a specified period of time "screen savers prevent the damage that occurs when the same areas of light and dark are displayed too long"
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Usage

In literature:

A good meat-screen is a great saver of fuel.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
It was indeed an office, dimly lighted by the moving screen-savers of two computers, each on a separate desk.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
She sat down and stared at the screen saver, which was an ever-changing series of tropical beaches at sunset.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

THE screen saver photograph on Eleanor Sterling's computer is not of children or pets but an aerial view of a deserted, heavily forested island off the coast of northeast Madagascar.
This screen saver brings your desktop to squirming, writhing life.
The caption reads, "Ben's favorite photo so far and dad's new screen saver for his phone.".
A green screen saver .
Unfortunately, the screen saver preference lacks the option to create a screen saver from Flickr.
Putting Pressure on Employees--One Screen Saver at a Time.
Make sure the Screen Saver On box is checked in the ScreenTime™ dialogue window that appears.
Apple Fixes Mac OS X Screen -Saver Flaw.
Every well-written screen saver responds to several command-line switches.
The /S switch means to activate the screen saver in test mode.
On my last vacation, I took more than 800 photos that I'd now like to make into a screen-saver slideshow.
SoftSkies is a music visualizer and screen saver that produces photo-realistic cloudscapes with color and motion.
Those slick and perfect screen-saver images of animal and plants just leave me cold.
To use the signature logo as a screen saver.
Low Battery Saver 's warnings are hard to miss—the app splashes a giant orange banner across the bottom of your screen.
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In science:

This includes browser plug-ins, screen savers, calendars, and any other program that is obtained over the Internet.
Security Considerations for Remote Electronic Voting over the Internet
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