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Noun
Plural for a partition used to divide a space
“The room was perfunctory, with a bed and wardrobe, and behind a privacy screen lay a simple bathroom.”
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Plural for something that serves to protect
“Fishing nets were hung in folds on each side of the passenger cabins as a screen to defend against bullets.”
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Plural for something serving to hide or disguise something (else)
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“It's a wittily contrived story about an elusive author who seems to have some very good reasons for concealing his life behind a screen of mystery.”
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Plural for something that provides shelter or shade
“It served only as a screen from the sun, as it would not shed rain at all, and from the nature of the materials it could last only a few months.”
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Plural for a frame with fine wire netting
“If you must leave them open for fresh air, make sure there is a screen to keep the flies out.”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for the production of films as an art or industry
“Callow is one of the UK's finest and best-loved actors, a star of stage and screen, as well as being a respected author.”
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Plural for a flat panel on an electronic device on which images and data are displayed
“The new phone also has a long battery life and comes with a large screen.”
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(basketball) Plural for a tactic in which a player blocks a defender from reaching a teammate
“Jared set a hard screen for Spencer on the Hornets' first possession, but was whistled for a foul.”
Noun
Plural for a thin layer covering a surface
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Plural for an outdoor garden frame which can be used for partitioning a common area
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Plural for a barrier, railing, or other upright structure enclosing an area
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Plural for something designed to conceal one's real intentions
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Plural for the state of being insulated
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Plural for a piece of fabric material suspended at the top to form a screen
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Plural for resistance
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Plural for football pass toward opponent's goal
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Plural for a place where roads or railway lines cross
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Plural for a device consisting of a circular canopy of cloth on a folding metal frame supported by a central rod, used as protection against rain
Noun
Plural for the way that someone or something looks
Verb
To shut off from view
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“I stopped behind a gorse bush, both for shelter from the cool wind and to screen myself from the birds.”
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To keep protected from something potentially dangerous
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“Under the gigantic branches, the beasts of the forests screen themselves from the heat of the sun.”
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To keep secret or conceal the truth
“He exhausted all methods to secure a majority in this House, either to promote his future ambitious views, or screen his past criminal conduct.”
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To sieve or strain something by passing it through a filter
“Mesh barriers or sieves can screen out anything larger than a certain size from incoming water.”
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To pick, select or cull from a larger group
“Calculations based on the equations can help material scientists screen the best candidate materials for optical-switching applications.”
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To 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.”
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To show or broadcast (a film, video or program)
“The cinema will screen the latest films and will feature handmade reclining seats with retractable tray tables and triple the normal legroom.”
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To check on or investigate (someone or something)
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“The procedure allowed the department to screen candidates for backgrounds of non-compliance before they were selected.”
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To shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.
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To keep apart or isolate from others
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To settle firmly or comfortably
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To prohibit or interdict the participation or inclusion of
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To edit out incorrect, offensive, or otherwise undesirable content from a publication
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To impede the work or ability of, especially intending to cause failure
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Search carefully and systematically
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To be on each or on one side of
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To cover an opening
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