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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of screen.


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  • 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.

    Marcia G. Yerman: An Interview with Dr. Diane M. Harper, HPV Expert

  • 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.

    Burial law is threatening archaeological research, say experts

  • The ministry's requirement that any excavation of human remains must be screened from the public has also caused anger.

    Burial law is threatening archaeological research, say experts

  • For flights between overseas destinations, where cargo airlines and package-delivery companies are enjoying their strongest growth, the portion of shipments that ends up getting screened is substantially lower.

    Focus on Cargo Security Steps

  • Stralman put Toronto back ahead 2-1 with a wrist shot from the top of the faceoff circle at 9: 33 that beat a yet-again screened Halak.

  • The ions are accelerated when they move in the gap between the electrodes inside which they move screened from the electric field.

    Accelerators and Nobel Laureates

  • After having passed a gap, the particles move inside an electrode and are screened from the electric field.

    Accelerators and Nobel Laureates

  • It was just like that miserable S.O.B. to have his calls screened, Belinda thought.

    The Otherworld

  • If we could only for a moment stop thinking of these troops as the symbol of Soviet strength, ready to pounce on Western Europe, and see them as the weakest element in the whole Soviet system, the element that is exposed to the outside influences so carefully screened from the people at home!

    Winning Without War

  • Merely to travel with Donna Elisa had been like driving behind gazelles and birds of paradise; but to live with her was to be carried on a golden litter, screened from the sun.

    The Miracles of Antichrist: A Novel


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