[ UK /skɹˈiːn/ ]
[ US /ˈskɹin/ ]
  1. the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
  2. a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
  3. a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
  4. the personnel of the film industry
    a star of stage and screen
  5. partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
  6. a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    a screen of trees afforded privacy
    under cover of darkness
    the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
    the brush provided a covert for game
  7. 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
  8. a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
    they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet
  1. test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
    screen the blood for the HIV virus
  2. prevent from entering
    block out the strong sunlight
  3. examine in order to test suitability
    screen these samples
    screen the job applicants
  4. project onto a screen for viewing
    screen a film
  5. examine methodically
    screen the suitcases
  6. separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
  7. protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
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How To Use screen In A Sentence

  • The screen is a bit of overkill because the audience is not that far from the center of action on the hot shop floor.
  • (Variety's Dennis Harvey called Mr. Friedman's onscreen persona "nebbishy"; The Boston Globe's Wesley Morris was a little nicer, saying, "The movie is the product of his big, shiny love of forgotten soul legends whom superstardom ... has eluded.") Did Pirated 'Wolverine' Review Get Fox 411's Roger Friedman Fired? [Update]
  • Iin this case it uses the atomic unit of digital life - a single screen of data on a Palm, a little brick of reality we spend so much time staring at all day long.
  • While a video screen adds a few visual puns, it seems almost an afterthought. Times, Sunday Times
  • So much so that when he tried out a few of his character's screen tricks on his family, they put him firmly in his place. The Sun
  • The magnificent 18 th-century mansion is set in private landscaped grounds at the edge of the town, opposite the golf links and West Sands but totally screened by trees, woods and 18-foot high lodge gates.
  • Hesher (Director: Spencer Susser; Screenwriters: Spencer Susser and David Michod; Story by Brian Charles Frank) — A mysterious, anarchical trickster descends on the lives of a family struggling to deal with a painful loss. Sundance 2010 Competition Lineup Arrives, And Here Are Some Highlights » MTV Movies Blog
  • Remember that you can place a pre-order for the screen now at our online store.
  • I have also used * toothpaste* to clean the screen; if you work at it, the toothpaste abrasives will get rid of hairline scratches on the screen surface. CIS Threads #1: Interesting Threads from the TRS Model 100 Forum Messages by Phil Wheeler
  • The interior of the suction device is sleeved with a nozzle unit device which can inject backwash water to a suction port and the low pressure area of the filter screen part.
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