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Definition of splash screen

splash screen

noun

  • a window that appears when a computer program is started, but before its main interface is displayed.
    This tool has this annoying splash screen that you have to stare at for 10 seconds before you can actually use it.

    Last edited on Nov 11 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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