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screen

 (skrēn)
n.
1. A movable device, especially a framed construction such as a room divider or a decorative panel, designed to divide, conceal, or protect.
2. One that serves to protect, conceal, or divide: Security guards formed a screen around the president. A screen of evergreens afforded privacy from our neighbors.
3. A coarse sieve used for sifting out fine particles, as of sand, gravel, or coal.
4. A system for preliminary appraisal and selection of personnel as to their suitability for particular jobs.
5. A window or door insertion of framed wire or plastic mesh used to keep out insects and permit air flow.
6.
a. A surface or device on which an image, such as a movie, is displayed for viewing.
b. The medium in which movies are shown: a star of stage and screen.
7. A body of troops or ships sent in advance of or surrounding a larger body to protect or warn of attack.
8.
a. Sports A block, set with the body, that impedes the vision or movement of an opponent.
b. Football A screen pass.
tr.v. screened, screen·ing, screens
1. To provide with a screen or screens: screen a porch.
2. To show or project (a movie, for example) on a screen.
3.
a. To conceal from view with a screen or something that acts like a screen: "Only a narrow line of brush and saplings screened the broad vista of the marsh" (David M. Carroll). See Synonyms at block.
b. To protect, guard, or shield: "This rose is screened from the wind with burlap" (Anne Raver).
4.
a. To separate or sift out (fine particles of sand, for example) by means of a sieve or screen.
b. To sort through and eliminate unwanted examples of (something): a filter that screens e-mail, preventing spam from reaching the inbox.
5.
a. To examine (a job applicant, for example) systematically in order to determine suitability.
b. To test or evaluate (a student) to determine placement in an educational system or to identify specific learning needs.
c. To test or examine for the presence of disease or infection: screen blood; screen a patient.
d. To subject to genetic screening.
6. Sports
a. To block the vision or movement of (an opponent) with the body.
b. To obscure an opponent's view of (a shot) by positioning oneself between the opponent and the shooter.

[Middle English screne, from Old North French escren, from Middle Dutch scherm, shield, screen; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

screen′a·ble adj.
screen′er n.

screen

(skriːn)
n
1. a light movable frame, panel, or partition serving to shelter, divide, hide, etc
2. anything that serves to shelter, protect, or conceal
3. (Building) a frame containing a mesh that is placed over a window or opening to keep out insects
4. (Architecture) a decorated partition, esp in a church around the choir. See also rood1
5. a sieve
6. a system for selecting people, such as candidates for a job
7. (Electronics) the wide end of a cathode-ray tube, esp in a television set, on which a visible image is formed
8. (Photography) a white or silvered surface, usually fabric, placed in front of a projector to receive the enlarged image of a film or of slides
9. (Film) the screen the film industry or films collectively
10. (Photography) photog a plate of ground glass in some types of camera on which the image of a subject is focused before being photographed
11. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a glass marked with fine intersecting lines, used in a camera for making half-tone reproductions
12. (Military) men or ships deployed around and ahead of a larger military formation to warn of attack or protect from a specific threat
13. (General Sporting Terms) sport chiefly US and Canadian a tactical ploy in which a player blocks an opponent's view
14. (Psychoanalysis) psychoanal anything that prevents a person from realizing his true feelings about someone or something
15. (Electronics) electronics See screen grid
vb (tr)
16. (sometimes foll by off) to shelter, protect, or conceal
17. to sieve or sort
18. to test or check (an individual or group) so as to determine suitability for a task, etc
19. to examine for the presence of a disease, weapons, etc: the authorities screened five hundred cholera suspects.
20. to provide with a screen or screens
21. (Film) to project (a film) onto a screen, esp for public viewing
22. (Film) (intr) to be shown at a cinema or on the television
23. (Broadcasting) (intr) to be shown at a cinema or on the television
24. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing to photograph (a picture) through a screen to render it suitable for half-tone reproduction
25. (General Sporting Terms) sport chiefly US and Canadian to block the view of (an opposing player)
[C15: from Old French escren (French écran); related to Old High German skrank, German Schrank cupboard]
ˈscreenable adj
ˈscreener n
ˈscreenˌful n
ˈscreenˌlike adj

screen

(skrin)

n.
1. a movable or fixed device, usu. consisting of a covered frame, that provides shelter, serves as a partition, etc.
2. a permanent, usu. ornamental partition, as around the choir of a church.
3. a specially prepared, light-reflecting surface on which motion pictures, slides, etc., may be projected.
4. motion pictures collectively or the motion-picture industry.
5. the part of a television or computer on which a picture is formed or information is displayed.
6. anything that shelters, protects, or conceals.
7. a frame holding a mesh of wire, cloth, or plastic, for placing in a window or doorway, to admit air but exclude insects.
8. a sieve or other meshlike device used to separate smaller particles or objects from larger ones.
9. a system for screening or grouping people, objects, etc.
10. a body of troops sent out to protect the movement of an army.
11. a protective formation of small vessels, as destroyers, around a larger ship or ships.
12. a plate of ground glass or the like on which the image is brought into focus in a camera before being photographed.
13. Print. a glass plate on which two sets of intersecting lines have been etched, used to make halftones.
14. (in sports) any of various interposing plays or tactics to protect a teammate with the ball or to obstruct an opponent.
v.t.
15. to shelter, protect, or conceal with or as if with a screen.
16. to select, reject or consider (people, objects, ideas, etc.) by examining systematically.
17. to provide with a screen or screens.
18. to sift or sort by passing through a screen.
19.
a. to project (a motion picture, slide, etc.) on a screen.
b. to photograph with a motion-picture camera; film.
c. to adapt (a story, play, etc.) for presentation as a motion picture.
20. to lighten (type or areas of a line engraving) by etching a regular pattern of dots or lines into the printing surface.
[1350–1400; (n.) < Anglo-French; Old French escren < Frankish *skrank, c. Old High German scrank barrier]
screen′a•ble, adj.
screen′er, n.

screen

1. An arrangement of ships, aircraft and/or submarines to protect a main body or convoy.
2. In cartography, a sheet of transparent film, glass, or plastic carrying a "ruling" or other regularly repeated pattern which may be used in conjunction with a mask, either photographically or photomechanically, to produce areas of the pattern.
3. In surveillance, camouflage and concealment, any natural or artificial material, opaque to surveillance sensor(s), interposed between the sensor(s) and the object to be camouflaged or concealed. See also concealment.
4. A security element whose primary task is to observe, identify, and report information, and which only fights in self-protection. See also flank guard; guard.
5. (DOD only) A task to maintain surveillance; provide early warning to the main body; or impede, destroy, and harass enemy reconnaissance within its capability without becoming decisively engaged. See also security operations.

Screen

 a line or belt of trees; the cinema and its films, collectively, 1928; a small body of troops detached to cover the movements of other soldiers.
Examples: screen of oak and sycamore trees, 1894; of privet, beech, holly and yew, 1882; of troops, 1894.

screen


Past participle: screened
Gerund: screening

Imperative
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Present
I screen
you screen
he/she/it screens
we screen
you screen
they screen
Preterite
I screened
you screened
he/she/it screened
we screened
you screened
they screened
Present Continuous
I am screening
you are screening
he/she/it is screening
we are screening
you are screening
they are screening
Present Perfect
I have screened
you have screened
he/she/it has screened
we have screened
you have screened
they have screened
Past Continuous
I was screening
you were screening
he/she/it was screening
we were screening
you were screening
they were screening
Past Perfect
I had screened
you had screened
he/she/it had screened
we had screened
you had screened
they had screened
Future
I will screen
you will screen
he/she/it will screen
we will screen
you will screen
they will screen
Future Perfect
I will have screened
you will have screened
he/she/it will have screened
we will have screened
you will have screened
they will have screened
Future Continuous
I will be screening
you will be screening
he/she/it will be screening
we will be screening
you will be screening
they will be screening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been screening
you have been screening
he/she/it has been screening
we have been screening
you have been screening
they have been screening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been screening
you will have been screening
he/she/it will have been screening
we will have been screening
you will have been screening
they will have been screening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been screening
you had been screening
he/she/it had been screening
we had been screening
you had been screening
they had been screening
Conditional
I would screen
you would screen
he/she/it would screen
we would screen
you would screen
they would screen
Past Conditional
I would have screened
you would have screened
he/she/it would have screened
we would have screened
you would have screened
they would have screened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.screen - a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewingscreen - a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
surface - the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary; "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface"
wide screen - a projection screen that is much wider than it is high
2.screen - a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sightscreen - a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
curtain, drape, drapery, pall, mantle - hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
shutter - a hinged blind for a window
window blind - a blind for privacy or to keep out light
blinder, winker, blinker - blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
3.screen - the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
screen background, desktop, background - (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
cathode-ray tube, CRT - a 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
computer display, computer screen - a screen used to display the output of a computer to the user
video display, display - an electronic device that represents information in visual form
foreground - (computer science) a window for an active application
4.screen - a covering that serves to conceal or shelter somethingscreen - 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"
blind - a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters); "he waited impatiently in the blind"
camouflage - device or stratagem for concealment or deceit
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
shoji - a translucent screen made of a wooden frame covered with rice paper
stalking-horse - screen consisting of a figure of a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game
5.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"
fire screen, fireguard - a metal screen before an open fire for protection (especially against flying sparks)
mosquito net - a fine net or screen (especially around beds) to protect against mosquitos
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
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"
screening - fabric of metal or plastic mesh
smoke screen, smokescreen - (military) screen consisting of a cloud of smoke that obscures movements
window screen - screen to keep insects from entering a building through the open window
windscreen, windshield - transparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
6.screen - the personnel of the film industryscreen - the personnel of the film industry; "a star of stage and screen"
film industry, movie industry - the entertainment industries involved in producing and distributing movies
7.screen - a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particlesscreen - a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
riddle - a coarse sieve (as for gravel)
sifter - a household sieve (as for flour)
strainer - a filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through
8.screen - a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic nettingscreen - 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"
door - a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left"
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"
9.screen - partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
altarpiece, reredos - a painted or carved screen placed above and behind an altar or communion table
partition, divider - a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
purdah - a screen used in India to separate women from men or strangers
rood screen - a screen in a church; separates the nave from the choir or chancel
Verb1.screen - test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus"
check - make an examination or investigation; "check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class"
2.screen - examine methodically; "screen the suitcases"
analyse, analyze, examine, study, canvass, canvas - consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
3.screen - examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"
choose, pick out, select, take - pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
4.screen - project onto a screen for viewing; "screen a film"
show - make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
5.screen - prevent from enteringscreen - prevent from entering; "block out the strong sunlight"
obturate, occlude, close up, impede, obstruct, jam, block - block passage through; "obstruct the path"
shade - protect from light, heat, or view; "Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight"
6.screen - separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
sift, sieve, strain - separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour"
7.screen - protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
protect - shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"

screen

noun
1. cover, guard, shade, shelter, shield, hedge, partition, cloak, mantle, shroud, canopy, awning, concealment, room divider They put a screen in front of me.
verb
1. broadcast, show, put on, present, air, cable, beam, transmit, relay, televise, put on the air The series is likely to be screened in Janauary.
2. cover, hide, conceal, shade, mask, disguise, veil, cloak, shroud, camouflage, shut out The road is screened by a block of flats.
3. investigate, test, check, examine, scan They need to screen everyone at risk of contracting the illness.
4. process, sort, examine, grade, filter, scan, evaluate, gauge, sift It was their job to screen information for their bosses.
5. vet, assess, evaluate, check out, scrutinize, check up on, test They carefully screen all their candidates.
6. protect, guard, shield, defend, shelter, safeguard They deliberately screened him from knowledge of their operations.

screen

verb
1. To cut off from sight:
2. To shelter, especially from light:
3. To examine (material) and remove parts considered harmful or improper for publication or transmission:
Translations
حاجِزسِتارشَاشَةشاشَهيَحْجِب
obrazovkapromítatzástěnaprověřitsíto
skærmviseslørundersøgeafskærme
kuvaruutusuojata
prikazatizaslon
ellenzõpriorálspanyolfalvetítõvászon
færanlegt skilrúmhlíf, hula, e-î sem skÿlir/hylurhvíta tjaldiî; skjárkanna, prófaskÿla, fela
スクリーンついたてフェンスふるい落とす取り除く
가리다화면
mediciniškai tikrintirodyti filmąscenarijusširmasukti filmą
aizsegsaizsegtaizslietnisekrānspārbaudīt uzticamību
nafilmovaťobrazovkaplentazástena
platnoprikazati filmšpanska stenazaslon
avskärmaskärm
จอภาพ เช่นจอภาพยนตร์ จอทีวีฉายบนจอภาพ
ekrangöstermekörtüoynatmakparavana
chiếumàn hình

screen

[skriːn]
A. N
1. (= physical barrier) (in room) → biombo m; (on window, door, to keep out mosquitos) → mosquitera f; (for fire) → pantalla f; (in front of VDU) → filtro m
2. (Cine, TV, Radar, Comput) [of television, computer, in cinema, for slides] → pantalla f
radar screenpantalla f de radar
she was the ideal mother, both on and off screenera la madre ideal, tanto dentro como fuera de la pantalla
to write for the screenescribir para el cine
stars of the screenestrellas fpl de la pantalla, estrellas fpl de cine
the big/small screenla pantalla grande/pequeña
3. (fig) a screen of treesuna pantalla de árboles
a screen of smokeuna cortina de humo
4. (Mil) → cortina f
B. VT
1. to screen (from) (= hide) (from view, sight) → ocultar or tapar (de); (= protect) → proteger (de)
the house is screened (from view) by treesla casa queda oculta detrás de los árboles
he screened his eyes with his handse puso la mano sobre los ojos a modo de pantalla
in order to screen our movements from the enemypara impedir que el enemigo pudiera ver nuestros movimientos
2. (= show) [+ film] → proyectar; [+ TV programme] → emitir; (for the first time) → estrenar; [+ novel etc] → adaptar para el cine, hacer una versión cinematográfica de
3. (= sieve) [+ coal] → tamizar
4. (for security) [+ suspect, applicant] → investigar
he was screened by SecuritySeguridad le investigó, estuvo sometido a investigaciones de Seguridad
5. (Med) to screen sb for sthhacer una exploración a algn buscando algo
6. [+ telephone calls] → filtrar
C. CPD screen actor Nactor m de cine
screen actress Nactriz f de cine
screen door Npuerta f con mosquitera
screen editing N (Comput) → corrección f en pantalla
screen memory N (Comput) → memoria f de la pantalla
screen rights NPLderechos mpl cinematográficos
screen saver Nsalvapantallas m inv
screen test Nprueba f cinematográfica
screen writer Nguionista mf
screen off VT + ADVtapar
screen out VT + ADV [+ light, noise] → eliminar, filtrar

screen

[ˈskriːn]
n
[TV, computer, cinema] → écran m
TV screen → écran de télé
computer screen → écran d'ordinateur
radar screen → écran radar
on screen [computer] → à l'écran; (on TV, in films)à l'écran
on screen and off → à l'écran et à la ville
stars of stage and screen → les vedettes de la scène et de l'écran big screen, small screen
(in room)paravent m
The dining area is separated off by a folding screen → Le coin salle à manger est isolé par un paravent.
(= protective panel) (in front of fire)pare-feu m; (over window)moustiquaire f
[trees] → rideau m; [smoke] → écran m
(fig) (= cover) → couverture f
a screen for sth → une couverture pour qch
modif [actor] → de cinéma; [adaptation, appearance, debut, kiss, presence] → à l'écran screen display, screen goddess, screen legend, screen dump
vt
(= hide) → masquer (= protect) → protéger
I moved in front of her trying to screen her → Je me suis placé devant elle, essayant de la masquer.
The house is screened from the road by high hedges → La maison est protégée de la route par de hautes haies.
She screened her eyes from the wind → Elle se protégea les yeux du vent.
(at cinema) [+ film] → projeter; (on TV) [+ series, film, programme] → diffuser
(= vet) [+ candidates, employees] → contrôler
(for illness) to screen sb for sth → faire subir un test de dépistage de qch à qn
(at airport) [+ luggage, passengers] → contrôler
[+ telephone calls] → filtrer
screen off
vt sep [+ part of room, bed] → séparer du reste de la pièce par un paravent
screen out
vt sep
[+ applicants, candidates] → écarter
(= block) [+ ultraviolet rays, sunlight] → empêcher de passerscreen display n (COMPUTING)affichage m à l'écranscreen door nporte f moustiquairescreen dump n (COMPUTING)impression f d'écranscreen editing n (COMPUTING)édition f sur écran, correction f sur écran

screen

n
(protective) → Schirm m; (for privacy etc) → Wandschirm m; (as partition) → Trennwand f; (against insects) → Fliegenfenster nt; (against light) → Verdunklungsschutz m; (fig, for protection) → Schutz m; (of trees)Wand f; (of mist, secrecy)Schleier m; (of indifference)Mauer f; screen of smokeRauchschleier m, → Nebelwand f; protected by a screen of destroyersdurch eine Zerstörerflotte geschützt
(Film) → Leinwand f; (TV: = radar screen) → (Bild)schirm m; stars of the screenFilmstars pl; to write for the screenfür den Film/das Fernsehen schreiben; they are married off screen as well as onsie sind nicht nur im Film, sondern auch in Wirklichkeit or im wirklichen Leben verheiratet; the big screendie Leinwand; the small screendie Mattscheibe
(Comput) → Bildschirm m; on screenauf Bildschirm (dat); to edit/work on screenam Bildschirm editieren/arbeiten; to move forward a screeneinen Bildschirm vorrücken
(= sieve)(Gitter)sieb nt
(in church) → Lettner m
(Cricket) = sightscreen
vt
(= hide)verdecken; (= protect)abschirmen; (fig)schützen (→ from vor +dat), → abschirmen (from gegen); to screen the windows (with screen) → einen Schirm vor die Fenster stellen; (with fabric) → die Fenster verhängen; (against light) → die Fenster verdunkeln; (against insects) → Fliegenfenster an den Fenstern anbringen; to screen something from the enemyetw vor dem Feind tarnen or verbergen; he screened his eyes from the suner schützte die Augen vor der Sonne
TV programmesenden; filmvorführen; they gave permission for the conference to be screenedsie genehmigten die Vorführung der Filmaufzeichnungen von der Konferenz
(= sift)sieben
(= investigate) applicants, security risksüberprüfen; callsüberwachen; (Med) → untersuchen
vi to screen for something (Med) → auf etw (acc)untersuchen

screen

:
screen actor
screen actress
screen filter
nBildschirmfilter m

screen

:
screen junkie
n (inf)Bildschirmjunkie m (inf)
screen memory
n (Psych) → Deckerinnerung f
screen name
n (Internet) → Nickname m
screenplay
nDrehbuch nt
screenprint
nSiebdruck m
screen-printing
screensaver
n (Comput) → Bildschirmschoner m
screen test
nProbeaufnahmen pl
screen-test
vtProbeaufnahmen machen von
screenwriter
nDrehbuchautor(in) m(f)
screenwriting
nDrehbuchschreiben nt, → Verfassen ntvon Drehbüchern

screen

[skriːn]
1. n
a. (in room) → paravento; (for fire) → parafuoco (fig) (of trees) → barriera; (of smoke) → cortina
b. (Cine, TV, Radar) → schermo
stars of the big/small screen → divi/e del grande/piccolo schermo
2. vt
a. to screen (from) (hide, from view, sight) → nascondere (da); (protect) → schermire (da), riparare (da)
he screened his eyes (from the sun) with his hand → si schermiva gli occhi (dal sole) con la mano
b. (TV) (film, programme) → mandare in onda (Cine) (film) → dare al cinema
his earlier films were only screened in France → i suoi primi film sono usciti solo in Francia
c. (sieve, coal) → setacciare (fig) (person, for security) → passare al vaglio; (for job) → selezionare; (for illness) → fare uno screening

screen

(skriːn) noun
1. a flat, movable, often folding, covered framework for preventing a person etc from being seen, for decoration, or for protection from heat, cold etc. Screens were put round the patient's bed; a tapestry fire-screen.
2. anything that so protects etc a person etc. He hid behind the screen of bushes; a smokescreen.
3. the surface on which films or television pictures appear. cinema/television/radar screen.
verb
1. to hide, protect or shelter. The tall grass screened him from view.
2. to make or show a cinema film.
3. to test for loyalty, reliability etc.
4. to test for a disease. Women should be regularly screened for cancer.
ˈscreenplay noun
the script of a film.
the screen cinema or television films: You can see him on the screen quite often; adjective (etc)
screen actors.

screen

شَاشَة, يَعْرُضُ عَلَى شَاشَة obrazovka, promítat skærm, vise abschirmen, Bildschirm αποκρύπτω, οθόνη pantalla, tapar kuvaruutu, suojata écran, projeter prikazati, zaslon schermo, selezionare スクリーン, 立ち込める 가리다, 화면 scherm, uitzenden skjerm, sortere ekran, osłonić ecrã, exibir, proteger, tela прикрывать, ширма avskärma, skärm จอภาพ เช่นจอภาพยนตร์ จอทีวี, ฉายบนจอภาพ ekran, paravana ile ayırmak chiếu, màn hình 上映, 屏幕

screen

n. pantalla;
v. examinar sistemáticamente un grupo de casos; escrutar;
toxicology ___protocolo toxicológico.

screen

n (screening test) prueba de detección; vt, vi realizar pruebas de detección, realizar exámenes en personas que no tienen síntomas para detectar enfermedades ocultas; We need to screen everyone over 50 for colon cancer..Tenemos que realizar pruebas de detección para cáncer de colon a todos los pacientes mayores de 50 años.
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Lighting a lamp, Wing Bid- dlebaum washed the few dishes soiled by his simple meal and, setting up a folding cot by the screen door that led to the porch, prepared to undress for the night.
Then, after a short consultation among the white members of the latter's organization, their tents were set up in another clearing, removed and separated by a screen of trees and bushes from those of Tom Swift's friends.
Then I made a dive for the open window, struck the wire screen, knocked it out, and tumbled after it into the yard.
He approached the further end of the cavern, to an outlet, which, like the others, was concealed by blankets; and removing the thick screen, breathed the fresh and reviving air from the cataract.
An instant later the screen doors flew open, and two men rushed in--just as Jurgis was getting to his feet again, foaming at the mouth with rage, and trying to tear his broken arm out of its bandages.
All knew, very well, that the indulgences which had been accorded to them were not from their mistress, but from their master; and that, now he was gone, there would be no screen between them and every tyrannous infliction which a temper soured by affliction might devise.
If he had been behind a screen I should have supposed they were performing a surgical operation on him.
and the packet landed exactly as it was intended, on the corn husk mat in front of the screen door.
And putting up her hand to screen her words from Emma"A congratulatory visit, you know.
She walked eagerly on as she spoke; and Elinor, to screen Marianne from particularity, as she felt almost certain of its not being Willoughby, quickened her pace and kept up with her.
On its third rising only a portion of the drawing-room was disclosed; the rest being concealed by a screen, hung with some sort of dark and coarse drapery.
And you needn't trouble your head to screen me; Catherine is gone.