screen

phonetic symbol: / skrín / 

screen - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
blind

[ noun ]
■ a protective covering consisting of netting
■ can be mounted in a frame
e.g.)
・they put screens in the windows for protection against insects
・a metal screen protected the observers

[ noun ]
■ a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
e.g.)
・a screen of trees afforded privacy
concealment , cover , covert

[ noun ]
■ partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space

[ noun ]
■ the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
crt screen

[ noun ]
■ a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
projection screen , silver 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
e.g.)
・he heard the screen slam as she left
screen door

[ noun ]
■ a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
sieve

[ noun ]
■ the personnel of the film industry
e.g.)
・a star of stage and screen
filmdom , screenland

[ verb ]
■ examine methodically
e.g.)
・screen the suitcases

[ verb ]
■ protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
shield

[ verb ]
■ separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
riddle

[ verb ]
■ prevent from entering
block out

[ verb ]
■ project onto a screen for viewing
e.g.)
・screen a film

[ verb ]
■ examine in order to test suitability
e.g.)
・screen these samples
・screen the job applicants
screen out , sieve , sort

[ verb ]
■ test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
e.g.)
・screen the blood for the HIV virus
test

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