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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An object, sometimes made of mesh wire or fabric, that blocks a view or keeps bugs out of a room. Also: A system for preliminary appraisal and selection of personnel as to their suitability for particular jobs.

Usage examples (44)
  • The flies stayed out of the kitchen because of the screen door.
  • screen the blood for the HIV virus
  • They crouched behind the screen
  • He heard the screen slam as she left for more
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