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Definition of screen:

  1. A dwarf wall or partition carried up to a certain height for separation and protection, as in a church, to separate the aisle from the choir, or the like.
  2. A long, coarse riddle or sieve, sometimes a revolving perforated cylinder, used to separate the coarser from the finer parts, as of coal, sand, gravel, and the like.
  3. A surface, as that afforded by a curtain, sheet, wall, etc., upon which an image, as a picture, is thrown by a magic lantern, solar microscope, etc.
  4. An erection of white canvas or wood placed on the boundary opposite a batsman to enable him to see ball better.
  5. Anything that separates or cuts off inconvenience, injury, or danger; that which shelters or conceals from view; a shield or protection; as, a fire screen.
  6. To pass, as coal, gravel, ashes, etc., through a screen in order to separate the coarse from the fine, or the worthless from the valuable; to sift.
  7. To provide with a shelter or means of concealment; to separate or cut off from inconvenience, injury, or danger; to shelter; to protect; to protect by hiding; to conceal; as, fruits screened from cold winds by a forest or hill.

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sort, bridgeware, the big screen, pervade, cattle guard, guardian, communications satellite, top, try out, transmit, riddle, DAB, cover version, ascertain, cover song, gable, avatar, partition, full-length, blanket, guardian angel, CRT, netting, privateness, book binding, test, permeate, roller blind, facing, blip, overwhelm, accelerator card, ADC, expurgate, bring back, FX, screenland, barricade tape, ammunition, interpenetrate, beam, curtain rod, sieve, masking, chicken wire, gather, blank, filmland, go over, block out, jalousie, decoder, Bollywood, lace curtain, AGP, envelope, concealing, bypass, balcony, monitor, discover, cue card, examine, run, binding, break, natural covering, dado, suppress, front, lifesaver, report, base hardware, camera, check, drapes, FPS, fencing, button, firewall, active window, antenna, cinematography, cathode ray tube, inter, Crt Screen, projection screen, check over, checkbox, imbue, include, apron, filmdom, cut, diffuse, back end, corner, tube, filmmaking, get, attend, big screen, box, moviemaking, sort out, covering, screen out, determine, pictures, strain, balustrade, penetrate, secrecy, read up on, uncover, bandage, aerial, champion, bleed, screening, concealment, aisle, back, A drive, clerestory, show, shroud, protector, cinematic, lie low, find out, cell, scrutinize, bus, screen door, aegis, study, covert, assort, auxiliary device, review, harbour, prove, bowdlerize, cover, box office, defender, backdrop, entomb, clock radio, blot out, broadcast, inspect, subterfuge, submerge, quiz, blind, celluloid, silver screen, shield, cauterize, find, try, cover charge, auditorium, buckler, catch, fence, backcloth, tuck away, shut off, obstruct, hiding, film, privacy, cinema, button bar, covering fire, precaution, catheterize, televise, frieze, barbed wire, block, secrete, accelerated graphics port, come on, damp, essay, anaesthetize, anesthetize, baseboard, chain-link fence, backstage, dissemble.

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