Screening meaning

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A systematic examination or assessment, done especially to detect an unwanted substance or attribute.
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The initial evaluation of a person, intended to determine suitability for a particular treatment modality.
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Refuse, such as waste coal, separated by a screen.
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The mesh material used to make door or window screens.
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A presentation of a movie.
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The act of a person or thing that screens.
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Material separated out by a sifting screen.
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A special, often private, showing of a film as for critics, exhibitors, etc.
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The examination of a group of usually asymptomatic individuals to detect those with a high probability of having or developing a given disease, typically by means of an inexpensive diagnostic test.
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(uncountable) Mesh material that is used to screen (as in a "screen door").

I'll have to buy some screening and fix the doors before mosquito season starts.

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The process of checking or filtering.

The airports are slow now because the pre-boarding screening is so inefficient.

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The showing of a film.
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The examination and treatment of a material to detect and remove unwanted fractions.
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(in the plural) Material removed by such a process; refuse left after screening sand, coal, ashes, etc.
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(soccer) Shielding.
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Present participle of screen.
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