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skriːn Listen
  • a fixed or movable upright partition used to divide a room, give shelter from draughts, heat, or light, or to provide concealment or privacy.
    E.g. the Special Branch man remained hidden behind the screen for prosecution witnesses
  • a flat panel or area on an electronic device such as a television, computer, or smartphone, on which images and data are displayed.
    E.g. a television screen
  • a transparent finely ruled plate or film used in half-tone reproduction.
  • a system of checking a person or thing for the presence or absence of something, typically a disease.
    E.g. services offered by the centre include a health screen for people who have just joined the company
  • a detachment of troops or ships detailed to cover the movements of the main body.
    E.g. HMS Prince Leopold and HMS Prince Charles sailed for Shetland with a screen of four destroyers
  • a large sieve or riddle, especially one for sorting substances such as grain or coal into different sizes.
    E.g. the material retained on each sieve screen is weighed in turn
  • conceal, protect, or shelter (someone or something) with a screen or something forming a screen.
    E.g. her hair swung across to screen her face
  • show (a film or video) or broadcast (a television programme).
    E.g. the show is to be screened by the BBC later this year
  • test (a person or substance) for the presence or absence of a disease.
    E.g. outpatients were screened for cervical cancer
  • pass (a substance such as grain or coal) through a large sieve or screen, especially so as to sort it into different sizes.
    E.g. granulated asphalt—manufactured to 40 mm down or screened to 28 mm & 14 mm down
  • project (a photograph or other image) through a transparent ruled plate so as to be able to reproduce it as a half-tone.

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