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KK Pronunciation

〔 skrin 〕


〔 skriːn 〕

Overview of noun screen

The noun screen has 9 senses

  • screen, silver screen, projection screen -- (a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing)

  • blind, screen -- (a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet")

  • screen, CRT screen -- (the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube)

  • screen, cover, covert, concealment -- (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 -- (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")

  • filmdom, screenland, screen -- (the personnel of the film industry; "a star of stage and screen")

  • sieve, screen -- (a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles)

  • screen door, screen -- (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 -- (partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space)

Overview of verb screen

The verb screen has 7 senses

  • screen, test -- (test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus")

  • screen -- (examine methodically; "screen the suitcases")

  • screen, screen out, sieve, sort -- (examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants")

  • screen -- (project onto a screen for viewing; "screen a film")

  • screen, block out -- (prevent from entering; "block out the strong sunlight")

  • riddle, screen -- (separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff)

  • shield, screen -- (protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm)