Definition of Screening

1. Noun. The display of a motion picture.

Exact synonyms: Showing, Viewing
Generic synonyms: Display
Specialized synonyms: Preview
Derivative terms: Screen, Show



2. Noun. Fabric of metal or plastic mesh.
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile
Substance meronyms: Screen

3. Noun. The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it. "The cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"
Exact synonyms: Cover, Covering, Masking
Generic synonyms: Concealing, Concealment, Hiding
Derivative terms: Cover, Cover, Cover, Mask, Screen

4. Noun. Testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics.
Generic synonyms: Testing
Specialized synonyms: Genetic Screening
Derivative terms: Screen, Screen

Definition of Screening

1. Noun. Mesh material that is used to screen (as in a "screen door"). ¹

2. Noun. The process of checking or filtering. ¹

3. Noun. The showing of a film ¹

4. Noun. The examination and treatment of a material to detect and remove unwanted fractions ¹

5. Noun. (in the plural) Material removed by such a process; refuse left after screening sand, coal, ashes, etc. ¹

6. Noun. (soccer) shielding ¹

7. Verb. (present participle of screen) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Screening

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Screening

1. Examination of people with no symptoms, to detect unsuspected disease. (16 Dec 1997)

Screening Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screening

screencasts
screendoor
screendoors
screened
screened cable
screenee
screenees
screener
screeners
screenful
screenfuls
screengrab
screengrabs
screenie
screenies
screening (current term)
screening audiometry
screening length
screening room
screening smoke
screening test
screenings
screenland
screenlands
screenless
screenlike
screenname
screennames
screenplay
screenplays

Literary usage of Screening

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Health Care Technology And Its Assessment In Eight Countries edited by H. David Banta (1995)
"screening FOR BREAST CANCER Breast cancer screening is one of the few clinical preventive services for adults that the federal government has encouraged ..."

2. Guide for Conducting Treatability Studies Under CERCLA: Biodegradation by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"3.3.1 Remedy screening Remedy screening is the first level of testing. ... Remedy screening studies yield data indicating a technology's potential to meet ..."

3. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1996)
"The objective of the screening was to identify and recruit the one-third most disabled women living in the community. A 20 to 30 minute home interview using ..."

4. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"screening, Assessment, And Referral Problems The screening process amplifies ... Staff in single-focus screening services are not trained to assess patients ..."

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