Found 3 items, similar to screen.
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English → English
n 1: a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected
for viewing [syn: silver screen
, projection screen
2: something that keeps things out or hinders sight; “they had
just moved in and had not put up blinds yet”
3: display on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray
tube on which is electronically created [syn: CRT screen
4: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something;
“they crouched behind the screen”
; “under cover of
5: protective covering consisting of a metallic netting mounted
in a frame and covering windows or doors (especially for
protection against insects)
6: a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or
grading particles [syn: sieve
7: a door that is a screen to keep insects from entering a
building through the open door; “he heard the screen slam
as she left”
[syn: screen door
8: partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that
serves to divide a space
v 1: test or examine for the presence of disease or infection;
“screen the blood for the HIV virus”
2: examine methodically; “screen the suitcases”
3: examine in order to test suitability; “screen these
; “screen the job applicants”
[syn: screen out
4: project onto a screen for viewing; “screen a film”
5: prevent from entering; “block out the strong sunlight”
6: separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff [syn: riddle
7: protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm [syn: shield
English → English
(skr[=e]n), n. [OE. scren, OF. escrein, escran,
F. ['e]cran, of uncertain origin; cf. G. schirm a screen,
OHG. scirm, scerm a protection, shield, or G. schragen a
trestle, a stack of wood, or G. schranne a railing.]
1. 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.
Your leavy screens throw down. --Shak.
Some ambitious men seem as screens to princes in
matters of danger and envy. --Bacon.
2. (Arch.) 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. (Cricket) An erection of white canvas or wood placed on
the boundary opposite a batsman to enable him to see ball
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
6. a netting, usu. of metal, contained in a frame, used
mostly in windows or doors to allow in fresh air while
, a door of which half or more is composed of a
, a screen inside a frame, fitted for
insertion into a window frame.
7. The surface of an electronic device, as a television set
or computer monitor, on which a visible image is formed.
The screen is frequently the surface of a cathode-ray tube
containing phosphors excited by the electron beam, but
other methods for causing an image to appear on the screen
are also used, as in flat-panel displays.
8. The motion-picture industry; motion pictures. “A star of
stage and screen.”
(skr[=e]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Screened
pr. & vb. n. Screening
1. 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.
They were encouraged and screened by some who were
in high commands. --Macaulay.
2. 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.
3. to examine a group of objects methodically, to separate
them into groups or to select one or more for some
(a) To inspect the qualifications of candidates for a job,
to select one or more to be hired.
(b) (Biochem., Med.) to test a large number of samples, in
order to find those having specific desirable
properties; as, to screen plant extracts for