Pronunciation: skrēn
n.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.
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 better.
6.a netting, usu. of metal, contained in a frame, used mostly in windows or doors to allow in fresh air while excluding insects.
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.
v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Screened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Screening.]
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.(Biochem., Med.) to examine a group of objects methodically, to separate them into groups or to select one or more for some purpose.
Noun1.Screenscreen - a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
2.screen - something that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
Synonyms: blind
3.screen - display on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube on which is electronically created
Synonyms: CRT screen
4.screen - a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "they crouched behind the screen"; "under cover of darkness"
5.screen - protective covering consisting of a metallic netting mounted in a frame and covering windows or doors (especially for protection against insects)
6.screen - a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
Synonyms: sieve
7.screen - 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"
Synonyms: screen door
8.screen - partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
Verb1.screen - test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus"
Synonyms: test
2.screen - examine methodically; "screen the suitcases"
3.screen - examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"
Synonyms: screen out, sieve, sort
4.screen - project onto a screen for viewing; "screen a film"
5.screen - prevent from entering; "block out the strong sunlight"
Synonyms: block out
6.screen - separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
Synonyms: riddle
7.screen - protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
Synonyms: shield
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