And for the rest of the day, I shuttled back and forth between my work screen and the screen that made me want to scream.
He had been president of one of them, the screen Actors Guild.
I met everyone at ESPN, did a screen test on the Baseball Tonight set.
Killer fish jumping through the screen, the return of Richard Dreyfuss— Piranha 3D has it all.
“Between the souls of two cultures the screen is impenetrable,” he wrote in the best-selling Decline of the West.
Her screen was before her face now, so that he saw no more than her brow.
We'll screen off a corner for our Professor—sort of confessional business.
There wasn't a screen at door or window, and soon after sundown we were besieged.
Through a screen of wood and glass, I peep into the dim church.
Proceeding with his survey, he disappears behind the screen.
mid-14c., "upright piece of furniture providing protection from heat of a fire, drafts, etc.," probably from a shortened (Anglo-French? cf. Anglo-Latin screna) variant of Old North French escren, Old French escran "fire-screen" (early 14c.), perhaps from Middle Dutch scherm "screen, cover, shield," or Frankish *skrank "barrier," from Proto-Germanic *skerm- (cf. Old High German skirm, skerm "protection," from PIE *(s)ker- "to cut" (see shear (v.)).
Meaning "net-wire frame used in windows and doors" is recorded from 1859. Meaning "flat vertical surface for reception of projected images" is from 1810, originally in reference to magic lantern shows; later of movies. Transferred sense of "cinema world collectively" is attested from 1914; hence screen test (1918), etc. Screen saver first attested 1990. Screen printing recorded from 1918.
"to shield from punishment, to conceal," late 15c., from screen (n.). Meaning "examine systematically for suitability" is from 1943; sense of "to release a movie" is from 1915. Related: Screened; screening.
One that serves to protect, conceal, or divide.
The white or silver surface on which a picture is projected for viewing.
A screen memory.
To process a group of people in order to select or separate certain individuals from it.
To test or examine for the presence of disease or infection.