DICTIONARY


Definition of SCREEN

noun : SCREEN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles ;

  • 8. (

    ) partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space ;

verb : SCREEN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus" ;

  • 2. (

    ) examine methodically; "screen the suitcases" ;

  • 4. (

    ) project onto a screen for viewing; "screen a film" ;


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