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Screen 1

Definition: 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.

Screen 2

Definition: 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.

Screen 3

Definition: 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.

Screen 4

Definition: 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.

Screen 5

Definition: 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.

Screen 6

Definition: 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.

screen 7

Definition: something that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"

screen 8

Definition: protective covering consisting of a metallic netting mounted in a frame and covering windows or doors (especially for protection against insects)

screen 9

Definition: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "they crouched behind the screen"; "under cover of darkness"

screen 10

Definition: partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space

screen 11

Definition: display on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube on which is electronically created

screen 12

Definition: a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing

screen 13

Definition: 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"

screen 14

Definition: a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles

screen 15

Definition: examine methodically; "screen the suitcases"

screen 16

Definition: protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

screen 17

Definition: separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

screen 18

Definition: prevent from entering; "block out the strong sunlight"

screen 19

Definition: project onto a screen for viewing; "screen a film"

screen 20

Definition: examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"

screen 21

Definition: test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus"


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