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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.
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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
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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]
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screening

Blocking the goalie’s view.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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"
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

screen·ing

n. escrutinio, averiguación, selección;
biochemical ___serie selectiva bioquímica;
multiphasic ______ múltiple;
prescriptive ______ prescrito.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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)
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Reflex HPV DNA testing of thin layer preparations diagnosed as ASC-US, and in other certain instances as outlined by ASCCP, will play a major role in the management of abnormal cervical cytology. Other applications, such as possible primary screening, may in the future play a substantial role in cervical screening.
95% of institutions at all health care levels have the basic infrastructure to carry out cervical cytology screening, yet only a small percentage of women are actually screened.
In the years since cervical cancer screening was first introduced in 1941, the gold standard has remained cervical cytology. The acceptance of high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) as a primary screening tool is the first step in changing the screening paradigm.
Since the greatest value of cervical cytology lies in the early detection of the cervical cancer, especially asymptomatic cancer of the uterine cervix, its primary application is in the mass screening of asymptomatic women.
Family PACT, the family planning program run by California (and where I work), has seen a progressive reduction in the number of cervical cytology tests done following provider education programs.
Recently published ACOG Cervical Cytology Screening Clinical Management Guidelines recommend for the first time that cervical screening should not begin until age 21, in effect ending recommended cervical screening of young females in the US.
(11) Furthermore, the risk for abnormal cervical cytology is significantly increased with persistent HPV infection with high-risk types, and regression of lesions is often delayed by persistence of infection.
In reference to the cover story that ran in the August 2002 issue of MLO ("The Pap smear: A victim of its own success?"), I am contacting you on behalf of TriPath Imaging Inc., a company that provides a comprehensive product line for cervical cytology. This cervical cytology solution applies technologies for sample collection, preservation, cell enrichment, slide processing, staining, screening, and image and data management.
More recently in December 2009, the ACOG Practice Bulletin "'Cervical Cytology Screening" flatly recommended that cervical cancer screening begin at age 21 years, regardless of the age of onset of sexual activity (Obstet.
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has conducted regular questionnaire surveys assessing cervical cytology laboratory practices since the inception of the Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology.