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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 screen /ˈskrin/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 screen /ˈskrɪn/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 螢幕 屏幕 篩選

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Screen n.
 1. 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.
    Your leavy screens throw down.   --Shak.
    Some ambitious men seem as screens to princes in matters of danger and envy.   --Bacon.
 2. Arch. 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.
 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. 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.
 5. Cricket An erection of white canvas or wood placed on the boundary opposite a batsman to enable him to see ball better.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Screen v. t. [imp. & p. p. Screened p. pr. & vb. n. Screening.]
 1. 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.
    They were encouraged and screened by some who were in high commands.   --Macaulay.
 2. 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected
           for viewing [syn: silver screen, projection screen]
      2: something that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had
         just moved in and had not put up blinds yet" [syn: blind]
      3: display on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray
         tube on which is electronically created [syn: CRT screen]
      4: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something;
         "they crouched behind the screen"; "under cover of
         darkness" [syn: cover, covert, concealment]
      5: protective covering consisting of a metallic netting mounted
         in a frame and covering windows or doors (especially for
         protection against insects)
      6: a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or
         grading particles [syn: sieve]
      7: a door that is a screen to keep insects from entering a
         building through the open door; "he heard the screen slam
         as she left" [syn: screen door]
      8: partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that
         serves to divide a space
      v 1: test or examine for the presence of disease or infection;
           "screen the blood for the HIV virus" [syn: test]
      2: examine methodically; "screen the suitcases"
      3: examine in order to test suitability; "screen these
         samples"; "screen the job applicants" [syn: screen out,
         sieve, sort]
      4: project onto a screen for viewing; "screen a film"
      5: prevent from entering; "block out the strong sunlight" [syn:
          block out]
      6: separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff [syn: riddle]
      7: protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm [syn: shield]