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Noun
A fixed or movable upright partition used to divide a room, give shelter from draughts, heat, or light, or to provide concealment or privacy
“The room was perfunctory, with a bed and wardrobe, and behind a privacy screen lay a simple bathroom.”
Noun
A frame with fine wire netting used in a window or doorway to keep out mosquitoes and other flying insects
“When he reached out a hand to tap on the frame, the screen slid open.”
Noun
A thing providing concealment or protection
“A three-man gang fired at a security screen protecting a post office after first trying to smash their way in using a pole.”
Noun
A large sieve or riddle, especially one for sorting substances such as grain or coal into different sizes
“It uses a frame supporting a screen that strains and filters the pulp fibers in an even layer to form a sheet of paper.”
Noun
The art or business of making a movie
“… he was a star of both stage and screen.”
Noun
“The computer comes with a 15-inch screen.”
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Verb
To keep secret or shut off from view
“After lunch, I took a short walk along the path, and stopped behind a gorse bush, both for shelter from a cool wind, and to screen me from the birds.”
Verb
To pass through a filter
“Mesh barriers or sieves can screen out anything larger than a certain size from incoming water.”
Verb
Separate something from something else with or as if with a screen
“Branches, taken off nearby trees, were interwoven into the barbed wire to screen it off from the camp's other section.”
Verb
“It really breaks our heart to have to turn people away, but we have limited facilities and can only screen so many films.”
Verb
“Health-care workers who had had contact with the patient were screened for diphtheria.”
Verb
“To achieve this, the congregation's president appointed a committee of eight to screen candidates.”
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