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screen·ing

 (skrē′nĭng)
n.
1. screenings(used with a sing. or pl. verb) Refuse, such as waste coal, separated by a screen.
2. The mesh material used to make door or window screens.
3. A presentation of a movie.
4. A systematic examination or assessment, done especially to detect an unwanted substance or attribute.

screening

(ˈskriːnɪŋ)
n
1. (Medicine) med
a. the process of examining people for the presence of a disease
b. (as modifier): a screening programme.
2. (Film) the act or an instance of showing a film at a cinema or on television
3. (Broadcasting) the act or an instance of showing a film at a cinema or on television
4. the process of examining passengers and luggage for the presence of weapons etc

screen•ing

(ˈskri nɪŋ)

n.
1. the activity of a person who screens, as in ascertaining the qualifications of applicants.
2. the showing of a motion picture.
3. screenings, (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
a. undesirable material that has been separated from usable material by means of a screen.
b. extremely fine coal.
4. the meshed material used in screens for windows and doors.
[1715–25]

screening

Blocking the goalie’s view.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.screening - the display of a motion picturescreening - the display of a motion picture  
display - exhibiting openly in public view; "a display of courage"
preview - a screening for a select audience in advance of release for the general public
2.screening - fabric of metal or plastic mesh
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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"
3.screening - the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of itscreening - the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"
concealing, hiding, concealment - the activity of keeping something secret
4.screening - testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics
testing - an examination of the characteristics of something; "there are laboratories for commercial testing"; "it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox"
genetic screening - analyzing a group of people to determine genetic susceptibility to a particular disease; "genetic screening of infants for phenylketonuria"
Translations

screening

[ˈskriːnɪŋ] N
1. [of film] → proyección f; [of TV programme] → emisión f; (for the first time) → estreno m
2. (for security) → investigación f
3. (Med) [of person] → exploración f

screening

[ˈskriːnɪŋ]
n
[film] → projection f
(MEDICINE)test m (or tests mpl) de dépistage
[applicants, candidates] → filtrage m
[luggage, passengers] → contrôle m
modif (MEDICINE) [centre, programme, service] → de dépistagescreen legend nlégende f du cinémascreen memory n (COMPUTING)mémoire f écranscreen name n
[actor] → pseudonyme m
(on the Internet)pseudo m

screening

n
(of film)Vorführung f; (TV) → Sendung f
(of applicants, security risks)Überprüfung f
(Med) → Röntgenuntersuchung f; (= tomography)Computertomografie f
(Aviat) Gepäck- und Passagierkontrolle mit Durchleuchtungsgeräten

screening

[ˈskriːnɪŋ] n
a. (of film) → proiezione f (TV) → messa in onda
b. (also medical screening) → screening m inv
c. (for security) → controlli mpl (di sicurezza)

screen·ing

n. escrutinio, averiguación, selección;
biochemical ___serie selectiva bioquímica;
multiphasic ______ múltiple;
prescriptive ______ prescrito.

screening

n cribado (form), tamizaje m (form), realización f de exámenes de detección; cancer — cribado or tamizaje del cáncer, detección f del cáncer (en personas sin síntomas, usando examenes)
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Daniels, chair of the expert panel that reviewed the guidelines, emphasized that the new approach to cholesterol screening can be accomplished with a blood test that does not require fasting, so it should be relatively easy to include in a busy practice.
That said, cholesterol screening doesn't cover all the bases.

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