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English noun: screening

1. screening (communication) the display of a motion picture


Synonymsshowing, viewing


Broader (hypernym)display


Narrower (hyponym)preview

2. screening (artifact) fabric of metal or plastic mesh


Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile


Substance meronymscreen

3. screening (act) the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it


SamplesThe cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft.


Synonymscover, covering, masking


Broader (hypernym)concealing, concealment, hiding

4. screening (act) testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics


Broader (hypernym)testing


Narrower (hyponym)genetic screening









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