Definition of 'screen'
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It makes the chemicals that go into flat screens and chips. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The painting was pelted with eggs and had to be protected by a screen. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Often hailed as a thoughtful apology for his past screen violence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The screening room links the east and west wings of the house. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The passing of an electrical current to an area of the screen lights it up. Technology Basic Facts (1990)Get out from in front of that screen and get a social life in the real world. The Sun (2012)It reminds you why we flock to big screens. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This allows for larger moving images than digital screens. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Write it in the space provided and present this page at the cinema before the screening. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They screen for genetic diseases and this was important to me. The Sun (2009)Others have large screens ideal for watching films. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What you see on screen is the real me. The Sun (2012)The screen is part of the box and is usually hinged as a lid. Technology Basic Facts (1990)Those dramatic advances in cinema sound soon found application on the small screen too. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Lower screen resolutions and camera downgrades in most cases. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We screen people to check that they will get on with each other. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Wearing will give a talk on the film after the screening. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All of that's up there, being played back in public on the giant screen. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'screen'
British English: screen /skriːn/ NOUN
A screen is the flat vertical surface on which pictures or words are shown on a television, on a computer, or in a cinema.
- American English: screen
- Arabic: شَاشَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: tela
- Chinese: 屏幕
- Croatian: zaslon
- Czech: obrazovka
- Danish: skærm
- Dutch: scherm
- European Spanish: pantalla televisión
- Finnish: kuvaruutu
- French: écran
- German: Bildschirm
- Greek: οθόνη
- Italian: schermo
- Japanese: スクリーン
- Korean: 화면
- Norwegian: skjerm
- Polish: ekran
- European Portuguese: ecrã
- Romanian: ecran
- Russian: ширма
- Spanish: pantalla monitor
- Swedish: skärm
- Thai: จอภาพ เช่นจอภาพยนตร์ จอทีวี
- Turkish: ekran
- Ukrainian: екран
- Vietnamese: màn hình
British English: screen /skriːn/ VERB
When a film or a television programme is screened, it is shown in the cinema or broadcast on television.
The two-hour television documentary was screened on Sunday night.
- American English: screen
- Arabic: يَعْرُضُ عَلَى شَاشَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: exibir
- Chinese: 上映
- Croatian: prikazati
- Czech: promítat v kině
- Danish: vise
- Dutch: uitzenden
- European Spanish: tapar
- Finnish: suojata
- French: projeter
- German: abschirmen
- Greek: αποκρύπτω
- Italian: selezionare
- Japanese: 立ち込める
- Korean: 가리다 커버하다
- Norwegian: sortere
- Polish: osłonić
- European Portuguese: proteger
- Romanian: a difuza
- Russian: прикрывать
- Spanish: tapar
- Swedish: avskärma
- Thai: ฉายบนจอภาพ
- Turkish: paravana ile ayırmak
- Ukrainian: демонструвати на екрані
- Vietnamese: chiếu
Definition of screen from the Collins English Dictionary
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