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addaword.gifdefinition of splash screen

noun
the first screen that displays when you launch a CD, a game, or an app, which is displayed while the software is loading
Why not add a custom-designed splash screen to enhance the look and feel of your database?
Submitted by: Harris Park from United Kingdom on 18/10/2011 11:43:00
Definition of splash screen from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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