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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a movable or fixed device, usu. consisting of a covered frame, that provides shelter, serves as a partition, etc.
a permanent, usu. ornamental partition, as around the choir of a church.
a specially prepared, light-reflecting surface on which motion pictures, slides, etc., may be projected.
Category: Motion Pictures
motion pictures collectively or the motion-picture industry.
the part of a television or computer on which a picture is formed or information is displayed.
Category: Electronics, Computers
anything that shelters, protects, or conceals.
a frame holding a mesh of wire, cloth, or plastic, for placing in a window or doorway, to admit air but exclude insects.
a sieve or other meshlike device used to separate smaller particles or objects from larger ones.
Category: Building Trades, Mining
a system for screening or grouping people, objects, etc.
a body of troops sent out to protect the movement of an army.
a protective formation of small vessels, as destroyers, around a larger ship or ships.
a plate of ground glass or the like on which the image is brought into focus in a camera before being photographed.
Print. a glass plate on which two sets of intersecting lines have been etched, used to make halftones.
(in sports) any of various interposing plays or tactics to protect a teammate with the ball or to obstruct an opponent.
(v.t.)to shelter, protect, or conceal with or as if with a screen.
to select, reject or consider (people, objects, ideas, etc.) by examining systematically.
to provide with a screen or screens.
to sift or sort by passing through a screen.
Category: Building Trades
to project (a motion picture, slide, etc.) on a screen. to photograph with a motion-picture camera; film. to adapt (a story, play, etc.) for presentation as a motion picture.
Category: Motion Pictures
to lighten (type or areas of a line engraving) by etching a regular pattern of dots or lines into the printing surface.
Origin of screen:
1350–1400; (n.) < AF; OF escren < Frankish *skrank, c. OHG scrank barrier
screen, silver screen, projection screen(noun)
a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
"they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
screen, CRT screen(noun)
the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
screen, cover, covert, concealment(noun)
a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
"a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background"
a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame
"they put screens in the windows for protection against insects"; "a metal screen protected the observers"
filmdom, screenland, screen(noun)
the personnel of the film industry
"a star of stage and screen"
a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
screen door, screen(noun)
a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door
"he heard the screen slam as she left"
partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
"screen the blood for the HIV virus"
"screen the suitcases"
screen, screen out, sieve, sort(verb)
examine in order to test suitability
"screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"
project onto a screen for viewing
"screen a film"
screen, block out(verb)
prevent from entering
"block out the strong sunlight"
separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the part of a TV, computer, etc. on which the picture appears
Click on the icon at the top of the screen.
a large white surface used for showing movies
Suddenly the screen went black.
a panel of fine wire material, that fits into a window to keep insects out
to put the screens in the windows
a panel used to separate two parts of a room
She dressed behind a screen.
to do sth to prevent unwanted or unsuitable things from getting through
The company screens all job applicants for criminal background.; The secretary is screening my phone calls.
to check regularly for a disease
The athletes were all screened for asthma.
to show a movie or TV show
When they first screened the movie, audiences hated it.
A physical divider intended to block an area from view.
A material woven from fine wires intended to block animals or large particles from passing while allowing gasses, liquids and finer particles to pass.
The informational viewing area of electronic output devices; the result of the output.
The viewing area of a movie, or moving picture or slide presentation
An offensive tactic in which a player stands so as to block a defender from reaching a teammate.
The protective netting which protects the audience from flying objects
Jones caught the foul up against the screen.
In mining and quarries, a frame supporting a mesh of bars or wires used to classify fragments of stone by size, allowing the passage of fragments whose a diameter is smaller than the distance between the bars or wires.
A stencil upon a framed mesh through which paint is forced onto printed-on material; the frame with the mesh itself.
A collection of less-valuable vessels that travel with a more valuable one for the latter's protection.
To filter by passing through a screen.
Mary screened the beans to remove the clumps of gravel.
To remove information, or censor intellectual material from viewing
The news report was screened because it accused the politician of wrongdoing.
To present publicly (on the screen).
The news report will be screened at 11:00 tonight.
To fit with a screen.
We need to screen this porch. These bugs are driving me crazy.
anything that separates or cuts off inconvenience, injury, or danger; that which shelters or conceals from view; a shield or protection; as, a fire screen
a dwarf wall or partition carried up to a certain height for separation and protection, as in a church, to separate the aisle from the choir, or the like
a surface, as that afforded by a curtain, sheet, wall, etc., upon which an image, as a picture, is thrown by a magic lantern, solar microscope, etc
a long, coarse riddle or sieve, sometimes a revolving perforated cylinder, used to separate the coarser from the finer parts, as of coal, sand, gravel, and the like
to provide with a shelter or means of concealment; to separate or cut off from inconvenience, injury, or danger; to shelter; to protect; to protect by hiding; to conceal; as, fruits screened from cold winds by a forest or hill
to pass, as coal, gravel, ashes, etc., through a screen in order to separate the coarse from the fine, or the worthless from the valuable; to sift
Screen is a journal of film and television studies based at the John Logie Baird Centre at the University of Glasgow and published by Oxford University Press. It is co-edited by John Caughie, Alan Durant, Simon Frith, Sandra Kemp, Norman King, and Annette Kuhn.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[Atari ST demoscene] One demoeffect or one screenful of them. Probably comes from old Sierra-style adventures or shoot-em-ups where one travels from one place to another one screenful at a time.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. An arrangement of ships, aircraft and/or submarines to protect a main body or convoy. 2. In cartography, a sheet of transparent film, glass, or plastic carrying a
Screen Inc. developed one of the top-rated neuropsychological tests in the U.S. - the Computer-Administered Neuropsychological Screen for Mild Cognitive Impairment (CANS-MCI).Development took over 7 years before the tests became commercially available due to an extensive evaluation of doctors’ needs, the special needs of geriatric patients, the capabilities of computers when used by computer illiterate patients, and the most rigorous possible test validation procedures.
British National Corpus
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Rank popularity for the word 'Screen' in Nouns Frequency: #821
Rank popularity for the word 'Screen' in Verbs Frequency: #1052
Translations for Screen
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a flat, movable, often folding, covered framework for preventing a person etc from being seen, for decoration, or for protection from heat, cold etc
Screens were put round the patient's bed; a tapestry fire-screen.
- biomboPortuguese (BR)
- plenta, zástěnaCzech
- der WandschirmGerman
- skærm; -skærmDanish
- παραπέτασμα, χώρισμα, παραβάνGreek
- zavjesa, zastorCroatian
- spanyolfal; ellenző; válaszfalHungarian
- færanlegt skilrúmIcelandic
- parawan, zasłonaPolish
- پرده، دلرګى پرده، ددړو ديوال: جالۍ، غلبېل: ساتنه، حفاظتPashto
- ширма, экранRussian
- záves, plenta, zástenaSlovak
- zaslon,španska stenaSlovenian
- ฉากกั้น; ที่กำบังThai
- paravana, bölmeTurkish
- 屏風，簾幕，隔板Chinese (Trad.)
- ширма; екранUkrainian
- ہوا، روشنی وغیرہ سے حفاظت کے لئے کھینچا جانے والا پردہUrdu
- bình phongVietnamese
- 屏风，银幕，隔板Chinese (Simp.)
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