Definition of "screened" []

  • A light movable frame, panel, or partition serving to shelter, divide, hide, etc (noun)
  • Anything that serves to shelter, protect, or conceal (noun)
  • A frame containing a mesh that is placed over a window or opening to keep out insects (noun)
  • A decorated partition, esp in a church around the choir (noun)
  • A sieve (noun)
  • A system for selecting people, such as candidates for a job (noun)
  • The wide end of a cathode-ray tube, esp in a television set, on which a visible image is formed (noun)
  • A white or silvered surface, usually fabric, placed in front of a projector to receive the enlarged image of a film or of slides (noun)
  • A plate of ground glass in some types of camera on which the image of a subject is focused before being photographed (noun)
  • A glass marked with fine intersecting lines, used in a camera for making half-tone reproductions (noun)
  • Men or ships deployed around and ahead of a larger military formation to warn of attack or protect from a specific threat (noun)
  • A tactical ploy in which a player blocks an opponent's view (noun)
  • Anything that prevents a person from realizing his true feelings about someone or something (noun)
  • To shelter, protect, or conceal (verb)
  • To sieve or sort (verb)
  • To test or check (an individual or group) so as to determine suitability for a task, etc (verb)
  • To examine for the presence of a disease, weapons, etc (verb)
  • To provide with a screen or screens (verb)
  • To project (a film) onto a screen, esp for public viewing (verb)
  • To be shown at a cinema or on the television (verb)
  • To photograph (a picture) through a screen to render it suitable for half-tone reproduction (verb)
  • To block the view of (an opposing player) (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of screen. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "screened" in a sentence
  • "Finland has shown us that even a lack of screening for five years, resulting in less than 70% of the population being screened, is enough to increase the population incidence rate of cervical cancer."
  • "As a result, they dictated that archaeologists could dig up bones and skulls, but insisted that they would have to rebury them within two years "in an accepted place of burial" – a cemetery – while the excavations would have to be screened from the public."
  • "The ministry's requirement that any excavation of human remains must be screened from the public has also caused anger."