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screen (n):
a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
Samples
they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet
screen (n):
a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
Related Words: sieve
screen (n):
a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame
Samples
they put screens in the windows for protection against insects.
a metal screen protected the observers
screen (n):
a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
Samples
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

Related Word: cover
screen (n):
partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
screen (n):
the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
screen (n):
a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
screen (n):
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
Samples
he heard the screen slam as she left
screen (n):
the personnel of the film industry
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a star of stage and screen
screen (v):
examine methodically
Samples
screen the suitcases
screen (v):
protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
Related Words: shield
screen (v):
prevent from entering
Samples
block out the strong sunlight
screen (v):
separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
Related Words: riddle
screen (v):
project onto a screen for viewing
Samples
screen a film
screen (v):
examine in order to test suitability
Samples
screen these samples.
screen the job applicants

Related Words: sort
screen (v):
test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
Samples
screen the blood for the HIV virus
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to eat one's words

tükürdüğünü yalamak
to have to take back one's statements; to confess that one's predictions were wrong.


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