Meaning – The term screen, refers to the physical surface of a display device upon which information is shown to users.
A screen is a description of how much of a window occupies on a display. For example, when a window is fullscreen, it is occupying all available space on a screen.
This surface is usually made of glass. The screen size is measured from one corner to the opposite corner diagonally. Common screen sizes for desktop display screens are 12, 14, 17, 19, and 21 inches.
This term is not to be confused with panel , which is a representation of what information will appear on the screen in given circumstances.
Example of usage – “The game she had designed as her first experiment, was meant to be played in a full-screen format in order to enjoy the immersive elements and the storyline.”