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screen 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
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screens, plural;
  1. Conceal, protect, or shelter (someone or something) with a screen or something forming a screen
    • - her hair swung across to screen her face
    • - a high hedge screened all of the front from passersby
  2. Separate something from something else with or as if with a screen
    • - an area had been screened off as a waiting room
  3. Protect (someone) from something dangerous or unpleasant
    • - in my country, a man of my rank would be screened completely from any risk of attack
  4. Prevent from causing or protect from electromagnetic interference
    • - ensure that your microphone leads are properly screened from hum pickup
  5. Show (a movie or video) or broadcast (a television program)
    • - the show is to be screened by HBO later this year
  6. Test (a person or substance) for the presence or absence of a disease or contaminant
    • - outpatients were screened for cervical cancer
  7. Check on or investigate (someone), typically to ascertain whether they are suitable for or can be trusted in a particular situation or job
    • - all prospective presidential candidates would have to screened by the committee
  8. Evaluate or analyze (something) for its suitability for a particular purpose or application
    • - only one percent of rain forest plants have been screened for medical use
  9. Exclude someone or something after such evaluation or investigation
    • - anti-spam software can screen out large amounts of unwanted e-mail
  10. Pass (a substance such as grain or coal) through a large sieve or screen, esp. so as to sort it into different sizes

  11. Project (a photograph or other image) through a transparent ruled plate so as to be able to reproduce it as a halftone

Noun
  1. A fixed or movable upright partition used to divide a room, to give shelter from drafts, heat, or light, or to provide concealment or privacy

  2. A thing providing concealment or protection
    • - his jeep was discreetly parked behind a screen of trees
    • - the article is using science as a screen for unexamined prejudice
  3. A detachment of troops or ships detailed to cover the movements of the main body

  4. A partition of carved wood or stone separating the nave of a church from the chancel, choir, or sanctuary

  5. A frame with fine wire netting used in a window or doorway to keep out mosquitoes and other flying insects
    • - a screen door
  6. A part of an electrical or other instrument that protects it or prevents it from causing electromagnetic interference

  7. A grid placed between the control grid and the anode of a valve to reduce the capacitance between these electrodes

  8. The surface of a cathode-ray tube or similar electronic device, esp. that of a television, VDT, or monitor, on which images and data are displayed

  9. A blank, typically white or silver surface on which a photographic image is projected
    • - the world's largest movie screen
  10. Movies or television; the motion-picture industry
    • - she's a star of the stage as well as the screen
  11. The data or images displayed on a computer screen
    • - pressing the F1 key at any time will display a help screen
  12. A flat piece of ground glass on which the image formed by a camera lens is focused

  13. A transparent, finely ruled plate or film used in halftone reproduction

  14. A large sieve or riddle, esp. one for sorting substances such as grain or coal into different sizes


  1. test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus"
  2. a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
  3. examine methodically; "screen the suitcases"
  4. blind: a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
  5. the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
  6. a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "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"
  7. The screen is a device used in some tournaments in duplicate bridge that visually separates partners at the table from each other, in order to reduce the exchange of unauthorized information. ...
  8. In ice hockey, a screen is when a player is obstructing the goaltender's view of the puck. The word can also be used as a verb, commonly "don't screen the goaltender", or "the goalie was screened". ...
  9. Blend modes in digital image editing are used to determine how two Layers are blended into each other. The default blend mode in most applications is simply to hide the lower layer with whatever is present in the top layer. ...
  10. Screen is a journal of film and television studies based at the John Logie Baird Centre at the University of Glasgow and published by Oxford University Press. It is co-edited by John Caughie, Alan Durant, Simon Frith, Sandra Kemp, Norman King, and Annette Kuhn.
  11. Screen is a film magazine, published every week in India. It is owned by The Indian Express publishing group. The content focuses on the Bollywood, India's Hindi movie industry located in Mumbai. Screen organizes and sponsors the Star Screen Awards for movies in Hindi.
  12. GNU Screen is a free virtual terminal multiplexer that allows a user to access multiple separate terminal sessions inside a single terminal window or remote terminal session. ...
  13. A physical divider intended to block an area from view; A material woven from fine wires intended to block animals or large particles from passing while allowing gasses, liquids and finer particles to pass; The informational viewing area of electronic output devices; the result of the output; ...
  14. (Screens) Ascreen is like a printing plate. One screen is needed for each color to be printed.
  15. (screens) The wood shelves and screens painted red for port side, and green for starboard, in which a vessel's side lights are carried.
  16. (Screens) Wooden partition at the lower or kitchen end of a hall. The screens passage lay between it and the kitchen etc. Traces still remain at Hemyock.
  17. (SCREENS) Percentages of tint applied to artwork or type. Screens can range from 5% to 60%.
  18. (Screens) 1/4-inch mesh that covers the openings on open enclosure motors to keep rodents and other vermin from entering the motor cavity.
  19. (Screens) Any dot pattern used to produce various concentrations of color such as process, halftones, or gradients.
  20. (Screens) Every content area makes any appropriate model calls to change the model state and/or to obtain the information to return to the user. It then includes the appropriate screen template from the /layouts/screen directory. ...
  21. (Screens) In the generation of final film, screens can be used which cause a fixed percentage or density of an ink to be printed. For example, the process color match (from the Pantone* Matching System) of PMS* 185, (bright red) is created by combining 0% Cyan, 91% Magenta, 76% Yellow, and 0% Black.
  22. (Screens) Screened colors are not generally recommended for spot color items (stickers and t-shirts), however we can print within the range of 15% - 85%.
  23. (Screens) Spaceships are protected by several layers of defensive force field "screens", including the innermost and strongest "wall shield." Smaller vehicles and even spacesuits can carry screens of lesser power. ...
  24. (Screens) The quality of the laminate partially has to do with the photography and the number of photographs per style, which is known as “screens”. The more screens a product has, the more variation it can offer. And the more “authentic” the laminate looks.
  25. (Screens) These have two purposes; to keep away draughts from doors and windows, and to ward off the heat of a fire. ...