• part of a television or computer monitor where the picture is displayed; surface onto which films are projected; partition, divider; mesh for covering the openings of windows and doors; sieve, strainer; shelter, defense; camouflage, cover
• cover with a curtain; filter, sift; hide, conceal; separate, divide; protect, shield; project a film, show a movie
• a screen is the flat, vertical surface of a television or computer or in the cinema on which pictures or words are shown.
• the films that are shown in cinemas are sometimes referred to as the screen or the big screen.
• when a film or a television programme is screened, it is shown in the cinema or broadcast on television.
• to screen people for a disease means to examine them to make sure that they do not have it.
• when a country or an organization screens people, they investigate them to make sure that they can enter the country or join the organization and that they are not likely to be dangerous or disloyal.
• if someone screens luggage, they check it to make sure it does not contain a weapon or bomb.
• if you screen someone, you stand in front of them or place something in front of them, in order to prevent them from being seen or hurt.
• a screen is also a vertical panel that is used to separate different parts of a room or to stop people from seeing something behind it.
• if you screen off part of a room, you make it into a separate area, using a screen.
• saving a copy of the screen display as a file
• door made from mesh to allow air to flow through
• mesh, screen that is full of air holes
• build a partition, separate
• remove, filter, sift
• program which turns off the monitor when it is not being used
• screen capture, computerized picture of the screen displayed on a computer monitor (computers)
• short film made to test an actor's suitability for a cinematic role
• time that is allocated for a television program or for each of its participants to be seen on the screen
• computer display in color
• protective metal screen placed in front of a fireplace, fireguard
• flat computer screen, computer screen that has no cathode tubes as in laptop computers
• flat-screen television sets and computer consoles make use of a liquid display crystal instead of a cathode ray tube to create an image on the screen. they are smaller and flatter than sets produced in the past and have a sharper image.
• screen which explains to the user ways and difficulties in a program
• computer screen which can only display one color (usually green or brown)
• something that is on-screen is displayed on a screen, for example on the screen of a word processor, computer terminal, or television.
• key on a computer keyboard that is pressed in order to take a "picture" of the screen display and store it in memory (windows) or send it to a local printer (dos)
• special screen which filters out radiation emitted from a computer monitor
• screen which displays information gathered by radar
• large surface for showing cinematic movies; movies, movie industry
• the small screen is television, especially considered in contrast to the cinema.
• thick fog that forms due to an explosion; misleading, diversion, deceptive screen
• (computers) initial screen that appears while a computer program is loading or when opening a program and generally contains a logo or author credits or a copyright message and may also contain the contact information for the software company
• method of working in which a screen is split into several windows with different documents in each window
• split-screen is used to describe a technique in making films and television programmes in which two different pieces of film are shown at the same time, one on the left half of the screen and one on the right.
• split-screen is also used to describe a technique of using a computer or word-processor in which two different sets of information are shown at the same time, one at the top of the screen and one at the bottom.
• protection against the sun; filter against the suns harmful rays
the big screen
• movie screen, large screen used for showing motion pictures in a cinema
• screen used as an input device by identifying the place on a screen that has been touched
• television screen, part of a television set where the image is shown
• special surface onto which videos are projected