Screen may refer to:

Separation or partitioning

  • Window screen, a wire mesh that covers a window opening
  • Fire screen, a device to put in front of a fireplace
  • Windbreak of trees or shrubs
  • Windshield (windscreen), protects the driver of a vehicle
  • Folding screen, a piece of decorative furniture
    • Byōbu, Japanese decorative folding screens
    • Coromandel Screen, a type of Chinese incised lacquer screen
    • Irworobongdo, a type of Korean folding screen
  • Rainscreen, in building construction
  • Rood screen, a partition in a church which separates the chancel from the nave
  • Smoke screen, smoke released in order to mask the movement or location of military units

Filtration/selection processes

  • Screening, the process of identifying or selecting members of a population based on one or more selection criteria
  • Sieve, a mesh used to separate fine particles from coarse ones
  • Genetic screen, a procedure to identify a particular kind of phenotype
  • Mechanical screening, a unit operation in materials handling which separates product into multiple grades by particle size

Media display


  • GNU Screen, a computer program which multiplexes computer terminals
  • another name for "dynpro" in ABAP programs
  • Screen (image blending), a blending method for digital images


  • Screen-printing (silk-screening), a method of printing
  • Big screen, a nickname associated with the motion picture industry
  • Split screen (filmmaking), a film composition paradigm in which multiple distinct film sequences are shown simultaneously and next to each other


  • Screen (bridge), a device used in some Bridge that visually separates partners at the table from each other
  • Screen (sports), when a player obstructs the vision or motion of another player


  • Screen (journal), a film and television studies journal published by Oxford University Press
  • Screen (magazine), a weekly entertainment magazine from India
  • Screenonline, online film and television magazine produced by the British Film Institute


  • Electronic page, an interface, scene, page, or group of content on an electronic display device
  • Pat Screen, Louisiana State University football player and Mayor-President of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
  • The conductive screen around the inner conductor(s) of an electrical cable, usually either foil or braided wire

See also

  • All pages beginning with "Screen"
  • All pages with titles containing "Screen"

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  • Screen — (skr[=e]n), n. [OE. scren, OF. escrein, escran, F. [ e]cran, of uncertain origin; cf. G. schirm a screen, OHG. scirm, scerm a protection, shield, or G. schragen a trestle, a stack of wood, or G. schranne a railing.] 1. Anything that separates or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • screen — [skrēn] n. [ME skrene, sieve, curtain < OFr escren < Gmc, as in OHG scerm (Ger shirm), guard, protection, screen < IE base * (s)ker , to cut > SHEAR, SCORE] 1. a) a light, movable, covered frame or series of frames hinged together,… …   English World dictionary

  • Screen — [skri:n ], der; s, s [engl. screen] (EDV): engl. Bez. für: Bildschirm. * * * Screen   [engl.], Bildschirm. * * * Screen [skri:n], der; s, s [engl. screen] (EDV): engl. Bez. für Bildschirm …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Screen — (skr[=e]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Screened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Screening}.] 1. To provide with a shelter or means of concealment; to separate or cut off from inconvenience, injury, or danger; to shelter; to protect; to protect by hiding; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Screen — steht für Bildschirm, allgemein eine visuelle Anzeigevorrichtung Computermonitor, ein Peripheriegerät GNU Screen, Fenstermanager zur Verwendung mit textbasierten Eingabefenstern Screen (Fernsehsendung), ein ehemaliges Kino und DVD Magazin Siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • screen — (izg. skrȋn) m DEFINICIJA inform. ekran, zaslon SINTAGMA screen saver (izg. screen sèjver) inform. program koji se automatski pokreće nakon što je računalo neko vrijeme bilo u mirovanju radi sprečavanja pojave zapečenog ekrana; zaštitnik ekrana… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • screen — [n] protection used in or as furniture, motion picture display awning, canopy, cloak, concealment, cover, covering, curtain, divider, envelope, guard, hedge, mantle, mask, net, partition, security, shade, shelter, shield, shroud, veil; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • screen — ► NOUN 1) an upright partition used to divide a room, give shelter, or provide concealment. 2) something that provides shelter or concealment. 3) the surface of a cathode ray tube or similar electronic device, especially that of a television, VDU …   English terms dictionary

  • Screen 3 — was a Post punk Band (1980 1984, 1990 1992)The original line up formed in 1980 (heavily influenced by early Cure) and was: *Neil Dyer (guitar and vocals) *Richard Kett (bass) *Brett Cooper (drums) then added two trumpet players in late 1981:… …   Wikipedia

  • screen — I (guard) verb camouflage, cloak, conceal, cover, defend, disguise, fence, harbor, haven, hide, mask, protect, safeguard, shade, shelter, shield, shroud, veil II (select) verb choose, class, classify, discard, discriminate, eliminate, evaluate,… …   Law dictionary

  • screen —    , screen pipe    Slotted well casing that is positioned within the producing horizon to prevent the inflow of detrital particles into a well while allowing the inflow of water.    See also well screen …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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