the flat surface at the front of a television or computer, on which you see pictures or information
a computer screen
a monitor with a 21 inch screen
They were staring at the television screen.
Move your cursor to the top of the screen.
the screen display
Can you do a printout of this screen for me (= of all the information on it) ?
the large flat surface that films/movies or pictures are shown on
a cinema/movie screen
an eight-screen cinema
The movie will be coming to your screens shortly.
films/movies or television in general
He has adapted the play for the screen.
Some actors never watch themselves on screen .
She was a star of stage and screen (= plays and films/movies) .
a screen actor
piece of furniture
a vertical piece of furniture or equipment that is fixed or that can be moved to divide a room or to keep one area hidden or separate
The nurse put a screen around the bed.
用以掩藏 / 保护
for hiding/protecting sth/sb
something that prevents sb from seeing or being aware of sth, or that protects sb/sth
We planted a screen of tall trees.
All the research was conducted behind a screen of secrecy.
窗 / 门上
a wire or plastic net that is held in a frame and fastened on a window, or a door, to let in air but keep out insects
a wood or stone structure in a church, that partly separates the main area from the altar or choir
遮蔽某物 / 某人
to hide or protect sth/sb by placing sth in front of or around them
Dark glasses screened his eyes from the sun.
to protect sb from sth dangerous or unpleasant, especially to protect sb who has done sth illegal or dishonest
to examine people in order to find out if they have a particular disease or illness
Men over 55 should be regularly screened for prostate cancer.
of a company, an organization, etc.
to find out information about people who work or who want to work for you in order to make sure that they can be trusted
Government employees may be screened by the security services.
to check sth to see if it is suitable or if you want it
I use my answerphone to screen my phone calls.
to show a film/movie, etc. in a cinema/movie theater or on television
a list of films to be screened as part of the festival
to separate part of a room, etc. from the rest of it by putting a screen around it
Beds can be screened off to give patients more privacy.
to decide not to allow sb to join an organization, enter a country, etc. because you think they may cause trouble
to prevent sth harmful from entering or going through sth
The ozone layer screens out dangerous rays from the sun.
a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
- they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet
a protective covering consisting of netting;can be mounted in a frame
- they put screens in the windows for protection against insects
- a metal screen protected the observers
a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
- a screen of trees afforded privacy
- under cover of darkness
- the brush provided a covert for game
- the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
近义词: CRT screen
a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
近义词: silver screen,projection screen
a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting;used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door
- he heard the screen slam as she left
近义词: screen door
a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
the personnel of the film industry
- a star of stage and screen
- screen the suitcases
protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
prevent from entering
- block out the strong sunlight
近义词: block out
project onto a screen for viewing
- screen a film
examine in order to test suitability
- screen these samples
- screen the job applicants
近义词: screen out,sieve,sort
test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
- screen the blood for the HIV virus