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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics; The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; Fabric of metal or plastic mesh; The display of a motion picture.

Usage examples (40)
  • Noun : There will be screenings at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. ,screenings of imperfect grain
  • Noun : a screen of secrecy; A screen of fog prevented our seeing the ship. ,electric screen
  • Verb (used with object) : Job applicants were screened by the personnel department. ,He screened the porch so they could enjoy sitting out on summer evenings
  • As the flyer states, the screening is at 10PM on Saturday, July 26th in Room 6CDEF. for more
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