screening
noun Date: 1725 1. the act or process of one that screens 2. plural but singular or plural in construction material (as waste or fine coal) separated out by means of a screen 3. metal or plastic mesh (as for window screens) 4. a showing of a motion picture

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Screening — Screen ing (skr[=e]n [i^]ng), n. the process of examining or testing objects methodically to find those having desirable properties. See {screen[3]}. Note: In the pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical screening involves testing a large number… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • screening — index protective Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • screening — /ˈskrinin(g), ingl. ˈskriːnɪŋ/ [vc. ingl., da to screen «vagliare»] s. m. inv. indagine □ selezione, ricerca, scrematura …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • screening — (izg. skrȋning) m DEFINICIJA 1. predstavljanje filmova ili dijelova TV programa stručnom auditoriju ili kupcima 2. postupak prikupljanja činjenica o stanju u nekom društvu, oblasti života, poduzeću i sl. ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • screening — [skrēn′iŋ] n. 1. the act of a person or thing that screens 2. a) a screen or set of screens b) mesh used in a screen 3. [pl.] material separated out by a sifting screen 4. a special, often private, showing of a film as for critics, exhibitors,… …   English World dictionary

  • Screening — Unter einem Screening (englisch für: Durchsiebung, Rasterung, Selektion, Durchleuchten) versteht man ein systematisches Testverfahren, das eingesetzt wird, um innerhalb eines definierten Prüfbereichs – dieser besteht meist aus einer großen Anzahl …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Screening — Scree|ning 〈[skri: ] n. 15〉 Verfahren zur Reihenuntersuchung (MassenScreening) [engl., „Durchsiebung“] * * * Scree|ning [ skri:niŋ; engl. = Abschirmung, Siebung, Klassierung, Prüfung, Durchleuchtung], das; s, s: in Biol., Med. u. Chemie Bez. für… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • screening */ — UK [ˈskriːnɪŋ] / US [ˈskrɪnɪŋ] noun Word forms screening : singular screening plural screenings 1) [countable/uncountable] tests done to check someone for a particular disease The lump was discovered during routine breast screening. screening of …   English dictionary

  • screening — screen screen 1 [skriːn] verb [transitive] 1. HUMAN RESOURCES to test people or examine their past history to make sure that they are suitable for something, for example to work for a particular organization: • Applicants for teaching posts must… …   Financial and business terms

  • screening — screen|ing [ skrinıŋ ] noun * 1. ) count or uncount tests done to check someone for a particular disease: The lump was discovered during routine breast screening. screening of: the mass screening of people in susceptible groups 2. ) count or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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