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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: screening(0.01322 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to screening.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the display of a motion picture [syn: showing, viewing]
2: fabric of metal or plastic mesh
3: the act of concealing the existence of something by
obstructing the view of it; “the cover concealed their
guns from enemy aircraft” [syn: cover, covering, masking]
4: testing objects or persons in order to identify those with
English → English (gcide)
Screening \Screen"ing\ (skr[=e]n"[i^]ng), n.
the process of examining or testing objects methodically to
find those having desirable properties. See screen.
Note: In the pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical
screening involves testing a large number of samples of
substances to find those having desirable
pharmacological activity; those samples which have the
property sought are called active or positive in the
screen. The substances tested may be pure compounds
with known structure, mixtures of pure compounds, or
complex mixtures obtained by extraction from living
organisms. There are often additional sets of test
performed on active samples, called
counterscreening to eliminate those samples that may also
possess undesirable properties. In the case of screening
of mixtures from living organisms, a type of
counterscreening called dereplication is usually
performed, to determine if the active sample contains a
known compound which has previously been studied.
Screen \Screen\ (skr[=e]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Screened; p.
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