screen, silver screen, projection screen(noun)
a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
"they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
screen, CRT screen(noun)
the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
screen, cover, covert, concealment(noun)
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"
masking, blanket, screen, covering, silver screen, blind, projection screen, covert, back, screen door, covering fire, hiding, screenland, natural covering, cover song, privateness, sieve, concealing, concealment, cover version, top, cover, privacy, filmdom, binding, cover charge, secrecy, screening, book binding
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"
filmdom, screenland, screen(noun)
the personnel of the film industry
"a star of stage and screen"
a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
screen door, screen(noun)
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"
partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
"screen the blood for the HIV virus"
"screen the suitcases"
screen, screen out, sieve, sort(verb)
examine in order to test suitability
"screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"
project onto a screen for viewing
"screen a film"
screen, block out(verb)
prevent from entering
"block out the strong sunlight"
separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Hide is the general term, including all the rest, signifying to put out of sight or beyond ready observation or approach; a thing may be hidden by intention, by accident, or by the imperfection of the faculties of the one from whom it is hidden; in their games, children hide the slipper, or hide themselves from each other; a man unconsciously hides a picture from another by standing before it, or hides a thing from himself by laying something else over it. Even an unconscious object may hide another; as, a cloud hides the sun, or a building hides some part of the prospect by intervening between it and the observer's position. As an act of persons, to conceal is always intentional; one may hide his face in anger, grief, or abstraction; he conceals his face when he fears recognition. A house is hidden by foliage; the bird's nest is artfully concealed. Secrete is a stronger word than conceal, and is used chiefly of such material objects as may be separated from the person, or from their ordinary surroundings, and put in unlooked-for places; a man conceals a scar on his face, but does not secrete it; a thief secretes stolen goods; an officer may also be said to secrete himself to watch the thief. A thing is covered by putting something over or around it, whether by accident or design; it is screened by putting something before it, always with some purpose of protection from observation, inconvenience, attack, censure, etc. In the figurative use, a person may hide honorable feelings; he conceals an evil or hostile intent. Anything which is effectually covered and hidden under any mass or accumulation is buried. Money is buried in the ground; a body is buried in the sea; a paper is buried under other documents. Whatever is buried is hidden or concealed; but there are many ways of hiding or concealing a thing without burying it. So a person may be covered with wraps, and not buried under them. Bury may be used of any object, entomb and inter only of a dead body. Figuratively, one may be said to be buried in business, in study, etc. Compare IMMERSE; PALLIATE.
admit, advertise, avow, betray, confess, disclose, discover, disinter, divulge, exhibit, exhume, expose, lay bare, lay open, make known, reveal, manifest, promulgate, publish, raise, show, tell, uncover, unmask, unveil
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.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Translations for screen
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- pantalla, xarxaCatalan, Valencian
- zástěna, obrazovka, sítoCzech
- Leinwand, Bildschirm, SchirmGerman
- bloqueo, criba, malla, mampara, pantalla, biombo, tamiz, filtrar, tamizarSpanish
- صفحه, اکرانPersian
- verho, ruutu, verkko, screen, saattue, suojaverkko, kuvaruutu, suoja, seula, valkokangas, lähettää, varustaa [[verholla]], esittää, verkottaa, seuloa, asentaa [[verho]], sensuroida, [[varustaa]] [[verkolla]], [[asentaa]] [[verkko]]Finnish
- écran, paraventFrench
- sgàileanScottish Gaelic
- schermo, paraventoItalian
- ついたて, スクリーン, 画面, フェンス, 銀幕, 柵, ふるい落とす, 除外, 取り除く, 発表する, 膜を張るJapanese
- бейнебет, экранKazakh
- 화면, 스크린Korean
- ຈໍ, ໜ້າຈໍLao
- papa whakaata, rī, mata rorohiko, rīanga, mataMāori
- skjerm, lerretNorwegian
- beeldscherm, zaalDutch
- lerret, lereft, skjermNorwegian Nynorsk
- ecrã, tela, anteparo, filtro, filtrar, exibir, telarPortuguese
- табло́, экра́н, ширма, засло́н, сеткаRussian
- ekran, екранSerbo-Croatian
- skärm, filmduk, dukSwedish
- จอ, หน้าจอThai
- paravan, ekranTurkish
- màn, màn ảnhVietnamese
- skrin, televidaskrin, nünömaskrinVolapük
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