Associations to the word «Screen»


SCREEN, noun. A physical divider intended to block an area from view, or provide shelter from something dangerous.
SCREEN, noun. A material woven from fine wires intended to block animals or large particles from passing while allowing gasses, liquids and finer particles to pass.
SCREEN, noun. The informational viewing area of electronic output devices; the result of the output.
SCREEN, noun. The viewing surface or area of a movie, or moving picture or slide presentation.
SCREEN, noun. One of the individual regions of a video game, etc. divided into separate screens.
SCREEN, noun. (basketball) An offensive tactic in which a player stands so as to block a defender from reaching a teammate.
SCREEN, noun. (baseball) The protective netting which protects the audience from flying objects
SCREEN, noun. (cricket) An erection of white canvas or wood placed on the boundary opposite a batsman to make the ball more easily visible.
SCREEN, noun. (mining) (quarrying) A frame supporting a mesh of bars or wires used to classify fragments of stone by size, allowing the passage of fragments whose a diameter is smaller than the distance between the bars or wires.
SCREEN, noun. (printing) A stencil upon a framed mesh through which paint is forced onto printed-on material; the frame with the mesh itself.
SCREEN, noun. (nautical) A collection of less-valuable vessels that travel with a more valuable one for the latter's protection.
SCREEN, noun. (architecture) 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, etc.
SCREEN, verb. To filter by passing through a screen.
SCREEN, verb. To remove information, or censor intellectual material from viewing
SCREEN, verb. (film) (television) To present publicly (on the screen).
SCREEN, verb. To fit with a screen.
SCREEN CAPTURE, noun. A picture or image captured from a computer screen; a screenshot.
SCREEN CAPTURES, noun. Plural of screen capture
SCREEN DOOR, noun. (US) A light door of mesh, outside of another door, used to prevent ingress by insects.
SCREEN IN, verb. To cover (a building, especially a porch) with window screens
SCREEN MOTION CAPTURE, noun. The digital recording, by software, of a moving image displayed upon a screen in order to allow manipulation and playback
SCREEN NAME, noun. A pseudonym used for internet communications
SCREEN OF DEATH, noun. (computing) a screen or a message indicating an unrecoverable error.
SCREEN OUT, verb. To use a screen, grate, sieve or similar means to separate large from small objects or particles
SCREEN OUT, verb. (figuratively) to exclude
SCREEN PRINTING, noun. A printing technique in which ink is forced through a woven mesh with an ink-blocking stencil on it.
SCREEN PROTECTOR, noun. An additional sheet of material, commonly polyurethane or glass, that can be attached to a screen of an electronic device and protect it against physical damage.
SCREEN PROTECTORS, noun. Plural of screen protector
SCREEN READER, noun. A system that speaks aloud information from a computer display, for users with impaired vision.
SCREEN SAVER, noun. Alternative spelling of screensaver
SCREEN SAVERS, noun. Plural of screen saver
SCREEN TEST, noun. A filmed audition to test the screen-acting ability of a potential actor
SCREEN TIME, noun. The duration for which something is visible in film or television.
SCREEN WALL, noun. (roofing) a nonstructural wall erected around units or curbs on a roof. Typically the framing consists of girts with a wood or metal covering attached to the frame.
SCREEN WALLS, noun. Plural of screen wall

Dictionary definition

SCREEN, noun. A white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing.
SCREEN, noun. A protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet".
SCREEN, noun. The display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube.
SCREEN, noun. A covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background".
SCREEN, noun. A protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame; "they put screens in the windows for protection against insects"; "a metal screen protected the observers".
SCREEN, noun. The personnel of the film industry; "a star of stage and screen".
SCREEN, noun. A strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles.
SCREEN, noun. A door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door; "he heard the screen slam as she left".
SCREEN, noun. Partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space.
SCREEN, verb. Test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus".
SCREEN, verb. Examine methodically; "screen the suitcases".
SCREEN, verb. Examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants".
SCREEN, verb. Project onto a screen for viewing; "screen a film".
SCREEN, verb. Prevent from entering; "block out the strong sunlight".
SCREEN, verb. Separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff.
SCREEN, verb. Protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm.

Wise words

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