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  1. screen

    • IPA[skrēn]

    美式

    • n.
      a fixed or movable upright partition used to divide a room, give shelter from drafts, heat, or light, or to provide concealment or privacy;a thing providing concealment or protection
    • v.
      conceal, protect, or shelter (someone or something) with a screen or something forming a screen;separate something from something else with or as if with a screen
    • verb: screen, 3rd person present: screens, gerund or present participle: screening, past tense: screened, past participle: screened

    • noun: screen, plural noun: screens

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a fixed or movable upright partition used to divide a room, give shelter from drafts, heat, or light, or to provide concealment or privacy a room with a red carpet and screens with oriental decorations 同義詞 partition, (room) divider, dividing wall, separator, curtain, ... 更多
    • a thing providing concealment or protection his jeep was discreetly parked behind a screen of trees the article is using science as a screen for unexamined prejudice 同義詞 buffer, protection, shield, shelter, guard, ... 更多
    • a partition of carved wood or stone separating the nave of a church from the chancel, choir, or sanctuary the chancel screen retains two sections of the original oak arcading
    • a frame with fine wire netting used in a window or doorway to keep out mosquitoes and other flying insects a screen door 同義詞 mesh, net, netting
    • a part of an electrical or other instrument that protects it or prevents it from causing electromagnetic interference.
    • a grid placed between the control grid and the anode of a valve to reduce the capacitance between these electrodes.
    • (in basketball, American football, and ice hockey) an act of obstructing or blocking an opponent or their view of play.
    • 2. a flat panel or area on an electronic device such as a television, computer, or smartphone, on which images and data are displayed a television screen 同義詞 display, monitor, visual display unit, VDU, cathode-ray tube, ... 更多
    • a blank surface on which a movie or photographic image is projected the world's largest movie screen
    • movies or television as a medium, genre, or industry she's a star of the stage as well as the screen he is interviewed on screen
    • the data or images displayed on a computer screen pressing the F1 key at any time will display a help screen
    • a flat piece of ground glass on which the image formed by a camera lens is focused.
    • 3. a transparent, finely ruled plate or film used in halftone reproduction.
    • 4. a detachment of troops or ships detailed to cover the movements of the main body HMS Prince Leopold and HMS Prince Charles sailed for Shetland with a screen of four destroyers
    • 5. a large sieve or riddle, especially one for sorting substances such as grain or coal into different sizes the material retained on each sieve screen is weighed in turn 同義詞 sieve, riddle, sifter, strainer, colander, ... 更多

    動詞

    • 1. conceal, protect, or shelter (someone or something) with a screen or something forming a screen her hair swung across to screen her face a high hedge screened all of the front from passersby 同義詞 conceal, hide, mask, shield, shelter, ... 更多
    • separate something from something else with or as if with a screen an area had been screened off as a waiting room 同義詞 partition off, divide off, separate off, curtain off
    • protect (someone) from something dangerous or unpleasant in my country a man of my rank would be screened completely from any risk of attack
    • prevent from causing or protect from electromagnetic interference ensure that your microphone leads are properly screened from hum pickup
    • (in basketball, American football, and ice hockey) obstruct or block (an opponent or their view of play).
    • 2. show (a movie or video) or broadcast (a television program) the show is to be screened by HBO later this year 同義詞 show, present, air, broadcast, transmit, ... 更多
    • 3. test (a person or substance) for the presence or absence of a disease or contaminant outpatients were screened for cervical cancer
    • check on or investigate (someone), typically to ascertain whether they are suitable for or can be trusted in a particular situation or job all prospective presidential candidates would have to be screened by the committee 同義詞 vet, check, check up on, check out, evaluate, ... 更多
    • evaluate or analyze (something) for its suitability for a particular purpose or application only one percent of rainforest plants have been screened for medical use
    • exclude someone or something after evaluation or investigation anti-spam software can screen out large amounts of unwanted email
    • 4. pass (a substance such as grain or coal) through a large sieve or screen, especially so as to sort it into different sizes granulated asphalt—manufactured to 40 mm down or screened to 28 mm & 14 mm down 同義詞 sieve, riddle, sift, strain, filter, ... 更多
    • 5. project (a photograph or other image) through a transparent ruled plate so as to be able to reproduce it as a halftone.