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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)
References in classic literature ?
The sun streamed in at the little window, but she sat with her own back and the back of the large chair towards it, screening the fire as if she were sedulously keeping IT warm, instead of it keeping her warm, and watching it in a most distrustful manner.
Nothing could be more unlike his native town, set within sight of the widespread hillsides, than this low, wooded region, where he felt hidden even from the heavens by the screening trees and hedgerows.
Together they forced their way through the screening foliage until they could obtain a view of the river, and there, almost to the other shore, they saw Malbihn's canoes making rapidly for camp.
At the noise they made, she in overturning the furniture in her efforts to get at him, he in screening himself behind the furniture to keep out of her reach, Kitty opened the door.
Neither does he encounter her on the smooth-rolled, tree shaded Boulevard, in the green and sunny park, whither she repairs clad in her becoming walking dress, her scarf thrown with grace over her shoulders, her little bonnet scarcely screening her curls, the red rose under its brim adding a new tint to the softer rose on her cheek; her face and eyes, too, illumined with smiles, perhaps as transient as the sunshine of the gala-day, but also quite as brilliant; it is not his office to walk by her side, to listen to her lively chat, to carry her parasol, scarcely larger than a broad green leaf, to lead in a ribbon her Blenheim spaniel or Italian greyhound.
When the lights had been brought into the room all the panes had turned inky black; for the night had come and the garden was full of tall bushes and trees screening off the gas lamps of the main alley of the Prado.
I was inclined to think at one time that he knew who had done it and was screening him or her, but I am convinced now that he is as puzzled as everyone else.
When a fire glowed, banks of smoke, blown level along the ground, would themselves become illuminated to an opaque lustre, screening the workpeople from one another; and meaning of the "pillar of a cloud", which was a wall by day and a light by night, could be understood.
She changed her position slightly, screening her eyes with her lifted hand.
It came from behind the screening shelter of the ersite shaft.
Screening her face she sobbed more steadily than she had yet done, her shoulders rising and falling with great regularity.
His arms were resting on the table, and his brow was bowed down on them, the blue cloak being dragged forward and screening his face on each side.