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tr.v. pre·screened, pre·screen·ing, pre·screens
1. To view (a movie) before release for public showing.
2. To examine or interview before further selection processes occur: prescreen applicants for interviews.
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vb (tr)
(Film) to screen (a film) in advance
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to screen in advance; select before a more detailed selecting process.
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CHICA is a 20-question prescreen of pediatric health conditions based on the patient's existing data.
Our QuickScreen integration with both Autobase and Web Control gives Dominion dealers a quick and easy way to prescreen customers who are using a soft pull to shop for a new vehicle.
Prescreen Component Median Interquartile Missing Time Range Data From contact to arrival at the CSB 0 0-5 0 From arrival on site to start of evaluation 9.5 0-30 1 From start of evaluation to start of FTF (*) part of evaluation 0 0 1 From start of FTF part of evaluation to end of evaluation 60 45-75 5 Total time from contact to end of evaluation 81 60-115 4 (*) FTF=Face-to-Face Table 2: Time taken (in minutes) for different components of the prescreening process up until end of evaluation, where the evaluation site is a CSB and the client is referred for a reason other than hospitalization (n=148).
Attendees of this event will learn: Robyn's buying machine; where to find properties to rehab for large returns; the 9 types of houses to never buy; the real estate rehab process; locating and hiring the best contractors to get the job done; prescreening an controlling contractors; the buying formula to ensure large profits; the 3 critical steps to selling houses in a down market; the 21 critical factors to help make the home sell; 8 marketing strategies to attract “A” credit buyers; to prescreen buyers in 4 minutes to make sure they qualify for a loan; and much more.
Volunteer populations may differ markedly from populations used for establishing normal ranges wip regards to factors such as age epnic composition physical activity diet and occupation which all has been reviewed as part of pe prescreen visit during pe initial history and physical exam.
Specifically, many survey sample vendors "prescreen" the samples that they sell to survey research centers.
Kleemann's product brand names are the Mobicat mobile primary jaw on crawler chassis with feeding unit, prescreen and conveyors built in various sizes ranging from 100 to 1,000 tph capacity; the Mobirex mobile primary impactor on crawler chassis with feeding unit, pre-screen and conveyors built in various sizes ranging from 100 to 1,000 tph capacity; the Mobifox mobile secondary crushing machines with feeding unit, impact crusher and a screen producing up to three grain sizes; the Mobicone mobile secondary crushing machines with feeding unit, cone crusher and a screen to produce up to three grain sizes; and the Mobiscreen mobile screening machines, producing up to four grain sizes with fixed or swiveling discharge belts, with a screening surface dependent on ultimate use.
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Credit instant prescreen is emerging as a high return-on-investment option for financial institutions, he adds.
More recently, however, the foiled conspiracy to bomb airliners bound for the United States from the United Kingdom (UK) has raised questions about the adequacy of existing processes to prescreen air passengers against terrorist watchlists.
The units will also prescreen supporting documents from employers to streamline the application process of such workers.
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