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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
A committee was established in 1930 following a request by the society that the relationship between the Coryndon Memorial Trust and the EA and UNHS be investigated, and the conditions under which the museum was maintained.
The Unified National Handicapping System (UNHS) was established and Silicon Computer Technologies, Inc.
These include assisting in identifying children who should undergo audiological assessments in geographical regions where UNHS programmes do not exist, [5,6] identifying children who require medical and/or audiological monitoring, [7] facilitating the identification of children who are at risk for auditory neuropathy [1] and effective primary prevention of disabling conditions, as well as their earlier identification, which allows for timely intervention.
In 2007, the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing updated the principles of UNHS, which represents the first step of the diagnostic work-up of hearing loss in children, within the first month of life [1].
To establish the feasibility and effectiveness of hospital-based UNHS a programme for the early detection of permanent congenital or early-onset HI was carried out in Nigeria22.
Before the universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) program and genetic screening for deafness-susceptibility in newborns (GSDSN) program, children with severe and profound hearing loss could not receive proper diagnosis and management until age 3, while children with mild and moderate hearing loss would be diagnosed even later, which severely impacted the auditory and speech development of these children.[sup][1],[2],[3] The development of UNHS program and GSDSN program allows infants and toddlers with hearing loss to enter the process of auditory and speech habilitation by receiving hearing aids (HA) and/or cochlear implantation (CI).[sup][4]
But now relatives say that the 24-yearold from Llandudno is slowly but surely on the mend at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire (UNHS) in Stoke-on-Trent.
Martini, "Optimizing otoacoustic emission protocols for a UNHS program," Audiology and Neurotology, vol.
(UNHS) is proud to announce that Steve Merryman, New Home Sales Representative at UNHS, was awarded the distinctive “Sales Person of The Year” at the 2013 SOCAL Awards gala on October 5, 2013.
Data used in this paper are from Uganda National Household Survey (UNHS) 2005/06.
Universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) by means of OAE is the gold standard for hearing screening worldwide.