from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun 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.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In electricity and magnetism: The method of surrounding the apparatus inside of the screen with a shield of soft iron, so as to protect it from external magnetic influences.
- noun The method of surrounding with a shield, cage, or netting made of good conducting material for protection against external electric forces. In large conductors carrying alternating currents, the outside part of the conductor may screen the inside so that less or no current flows in the interior, and the effective resistance of the conductor is thereby increased.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun the process of examining or testing objects methodically to find those having desirable properties. See
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun uncountable
Meshmaterial that is used to screen (as in a "screen door").
- noun The process of
- noun The
showingof a film
- noun The
examinationand treatmentof a material to detect and remove unwanted fractions
- noun in the plural Material removed by such a process; refuse left after screening sand, coal, ashes, etc.
- noun soccer
- verb Present participle of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the display of a motion picture
- noun testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics
- noun the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
- noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh
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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!!
Prenatal screening is still being evaluated, and guidelines are expected to be issued next summer.
To me, it looks like someone made the decision that screening is worthwhile if the odds are 1 in 38, but not if they are 1 in 69.
What USA needs is deep co-ordination with other countries in screening this list of terror suspect.
CNN report the screening is for those traveling from or through those countries.
Again, this premiere screening is FREE, and you're more than welcome to bring some friends.
The TSA issued a security directive today which states that starting tomorrow, anyone flying into the US "traveling from or through nations that are state sponsors of terrorism or other countries of interest will be required to go through enhanced screening," thought "enhanced screening" is not defined.
Cancer screening is no laughing matter, really*, but it's good to know it can occasionally involve a good chuckle.