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Overview of noun screening

The noun screening has 4 senses

  • screening, showing, viewing -- (the display of a motion picture)

  • screening -- (fabric of metal or plastic mesh)

  • cover, covering, screening, masking -- (the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft")

  • screening -- (testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics)

Overview of verb screen

The verb screen has 7 senses

  • screen, test -- (test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus")

  • screen -- (examine methodically; "screen the suitcases")

  • screen, screen out, sieve, sort -- (examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants")

  • screen -- (project onto a screen for viewing; "screen a film")

  • screen, block out -- (prevent from entering; "block out the strong sunlight")

  • riddle, screen -- (separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff)

  • shield, screen -- (protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm)