HyperDic: screen

English > 15 senses of the word screen:
NOUNartifactscreen, silver screen, projection screena white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
artifactscreen, blinda protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
artifactscreen, CRT screenthe display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
artifactscreen, cover, covert, concealmenta covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
artifactscreena protective covering consisting of netting
groupscreen, filmdom, screenlandthe personnel of the film industry
artifactscreen, sievea strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
artifactscreenpartition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
VERBsocialscreen, testtest or examine for the presence of disease or infection
cognitionscreenexamine methodically
socialscreen, screen out, sieve, sortexamine in order to test suitability
perceptionscreenproject onto a screen for viewing
contactscreen, block outprevent from entering
contactscreen, riddleseparate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
competitionscreen, shieldprotect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
screen > pronunciation
Soundsskriy'n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > screen: 15 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing.
Synonymssilver screen, projection screen
Narrowerwide screenA projection screen that is much wider than it is high
BroadersurfaceThe outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
Spanishpantalla de proyección, pantalla
Catalanpantalla de projecció, pantalla
Verbsscreenproject onto a screen for viewing
English > screen: 15 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight.
Synonymblind
Narrowercurtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pallhanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
shutterA hinged blind for a window
window blindA blind for privacy or to keep out light
winker, blinker, blinderblind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
Spanishcortina, pantalla, persiana
Catalanpantalla, persiana
Verbsscreenprotect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
screenprevent from entering
English > screen: 15 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube.
SynonymCRT screen
Part ofcathode-ray tube, CRTA vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen
Partsforeground(computer science) a window for an active application
Narrowerbackground, desktop, screen background(computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
computer screen, computer displayA screen used to display the output / output of a computer to the user
Broaderdisplay, video displayAn electronic device that represents information in visual form
English > screen: 15 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA covering that serves to conceal or shelter something.
Example"a screen of trees afforded privacy"
Synonymscover, covert, concealment
NarrowerblindA hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
camouflagedevice or stratagem for concealment or deceit
shojiA translucent screen made of a wooden frame covered with rice paper
stalking-horsescreen consisting of a figure of a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game
BroadercoveringAn artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
Spanishpantalla
Catalanpantalla
English > screen: 15 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame.
Examples
  • "they put screens in the windows for protection against insects"
  • "a metal screen protected the observers"
Part ofscreen doorA door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting
Narrowerfire screen, fireguardA metal screen before an open / open fire for protection (especially against flying sparks)
mosquito netA fine net or screen (especially around beds) to protect against mosquitos
smoke screen, smokescreen(military) screen consisting of a cloud of smoke that obscures movements
window screenscreen to keep insects from entering a building through the open window
windshield, windscreentransparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
SubstancesscreeningFabric of metal or plastic mesh
Verbsscreenprotect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
English > screen: 15 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningThe personnel of the film industry.
Example"a star of stage and screen"
Synonymsfilmdom, screenland
Broaderfilm industry, movie industryThe entertainment industries involved in producing / producing and distributing movies
English > screen: 15 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles.
Synonymsieve
NarrowerriddleA coarse sieve (as for gravel)
sifterA household sieve (as for flour)
BroaderstrainerA filter to retain larger / larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids / liquids pass through
Spanishcedazo, colador, pantalla, tamizado, tamiz, zaranda
Catalancolador, garbell, pantalla, sedàs, tamís
Verbsscreenseparate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
English > screen: 15 senses > noun 8, artifact
Meaningpartition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space.
Narroweraltarpiece, reredosA painted or carved screen placed above and behind an altar or communion table
purdahA screen used in India to separate women from men or strangers
rood screenA screen in a church
Broaderpartition, dividerA vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
Verbsscreenprotect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
English > screen: 15 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningTest or examine for the presence of disease or infection.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"screen the blood for the HIV virus"
Synonymtest
Broadercheckmake an examination or investigation
Spanishanalizar
English > screen: 15 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningExamine methodically.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"screen the suitcases"
Entailsextinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away withTerminate, end, or take out
Broaderanalyze, analyse, study, examine, canvassConsider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning / meaning
Nounsscreenera guard at an airport who checks passengers or their luggage at a security checkpoint
screeningtesting objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics / characteristics
English > screen: 15 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningExamine in order to test suitability.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "screen these samples"
  • "screen the job applicants"
Synonymsscreen out, sieve, sort
Broaderchoose, take, select, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
Spanishcribar, ordenar, tamizar
Nounsscreenera guard at an airport who checks passengers or their luggage at a security checkpoint
screeningtesting objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics / characteristics
English > screen: 15 senses > verb 4, perception
MeaningProject onto a screen for viewing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue screen the movie
Example"screen a film"
Broadershowmake visible or noticeable
Spanishproyectar
Nounsscreena white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
screeningthe display of a motion picture
English > screen: 15 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningprevent from entering.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymblock out
Narrowershadeprotect from light, heat / heat, or view
Broaderobstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close upBlock passage through
Spanishcubrir, proteger
Catalancobrir, protegir
Nounsscreena protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
English > screen: 15 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningseparate with a riddle, as grain from chaff.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymriddle
Broadersift, sieve, strainseparate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
Spanishcribar
Catalancrivellar, garbellar, porgar
Nounsscreena strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
English > screen: 15 senses > verb 7, competition
Meaningprotect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymshield
Broaderprotectshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage / damage
Spanishescudar, proteger
Catalanescudar
Nounsscreena protective covering consisting of netting
screenpartition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
screena protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
screeningthe act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

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