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Overview of noun screening

The noun screening has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. screening, showing, viewing

(the display of a motion picture)

2. screening

(fabric of metal or plastic mesh)

3. 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")

4. screening

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


Overview of verb screen

The verb screen has 7 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) screen, test

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

2. (2) screen

(examine methodically; "screen the suitcases")

3. screen, screen out, sieve, sort

(examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants")

4. screen

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

5. screen, block out

(prevent from entering; "block out the strong sunlight")

6. riddle, screen

(separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff)

7. shield, screen

(protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm)

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