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addaword.gifdefinition of capacitive sensing

noun
the technology that makes the screen on a smartphone or tablet able to react to being touched so that the display can be controlled by someone's fingers instead of a mouse
The micro-chip features dedicated audio and capacitive-sensing peripherals along with a host of additional useful features.
Submitted by: Harris Park from United Kingdom on 09/11/2011 14:50:00
Definition of capacitive sensing from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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