Textual thesaurus for "screen"

(noun) blind

a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet

(noun) concealment, cover, covert

a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

a screen of trees afforded privacy; under cover of darkness; the brush provided a covert for game; the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background

(noun) CRT screen

the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube

(noun) silver screen, projection screen

a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing

(noun) screen door

a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door

he heard the screen slam as she left

(noun) sieve

a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles

(noun) filmdom, screenland

the personnel of the film industry

a star of stage and screen

(verb) shield

protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

(verb) riddle

separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

(verb) block out

prevent from entering

block out the strong sunlight

(verb) sieve, screen out, sort

examine in order to test suitability

screen these samples; screen the job applicants

(verb) test

test or examine for the presence of disease or infection

screen the blood for the HIV virus