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screening

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screening (countable and uncountable, plural screenings)

  1. (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.
  2. The process of checking or filtering.
    The airports are slow now because the pre-boarding screening is so inefficient.
  3. The showing of a film
  4. The examination and treatment of a material to detect and remove unwanted fractions
  5. (in the plural) Material removed by such a process; refuse left after screening sand, coal, ashes, etc.
  6. (soccer) shielding

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screening

  1. Present participle of screen.