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Definition of "screening" []

  • Refuse, such as waste coal, separated by a screen. (noun)
  • The mesh material used to make door or window screens. (noun)
  • A presentation of a movie. (noun)
  • A systematic examination or assessment, done especially to detect an unwanted substance or attribute. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "screening" in a sentence
  • "The latter mentions that the screening is a kick-off for a series of events, which are described in the third and fourth paragraphs."
  • "As the flyer states, the screening is at 10PM on Saturday, July 26th in Room 6CDEF."
  • "Please be aware before you sign up – the screening is a late one, starting at 10: 00pm!!"