Definition of screenshot
1. screen [ n ] a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewingUsed in print:
(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)
Each film consisted_of fifty feet , which gives a running_time of about one minute on the screen .
Each frame comes between the light and the lens and is individually projected on the screen , at the rate , for silent_movies , of 16 frames per second , and , for sound films , 24 frames per second .
The plane of the action in the scene is not parallel with the plane of the film in the camera or on the screen .
(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)
( Norman_Mailer ) , but no one can deny that the screen crackles with electricity whenever he is on it .Synonyms screen projection_screen silver_screen Related Terms surface wide_screen
2. screen [ n ] something that keeps things out or hinders sight
Examples: "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)
At each angle of its pitch a big skylight had been fitted into the roof and all these skylights were fitted with systems of multiple screens and shades .
He quickly fixed that , rolling back the shades on some of the skylights and adjusting screens on the others .Synonyms screen blind Related Terms protective_covering curtain shutter winker window_blind shield
3. screen [ v ] examine methodically; test for suitabilityUsed in print:
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
Using a Batista man to screen refugees represented a total misunderstanding of the democratic forces which alone can effectively oppose Castro .
(Los Angeles Times...)
In_all_probability , the council will screen and endorse candidates for the Assembly and for Congress , and_then strive to put its full weight behind these pre-primary favorites .Synonyms screen Related Terms analyze eliminate
4. screen [ n ] display on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube on which is electronically createdUsed in print:
(Walter H. Buchsbaum, "Advances in Medical Electronics"...)
For display , Dr._Baum uses a portion of an * * f , an airborne radar indicator , and_then photographs the screen to obtain a permanent record .
(Richard S. Prather, "The Bawdy Beautiful," Cavalier...)
In_fact , I was watching you on_that little seventeen inch screen when you rang my bell .Synonyms screen CRT_screen Related Terms display background computer_screen cathode-ray_tube foreground
5. screen [ n ] a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
Examples: "they crouched behind the screen" "under cover of darkness"
(Francis J. Johnston and John E. Willard, "The...)
Changes of intensity on the cell were achieved by use of a wire screen and by varying the distance of the light source from the cell .
Direct proportionality of the rate to the incident intensity has also been assumed in obtaining the value in the last column for the fourth sample of series /2 , where the light intensity was reduced by use of a screen .Synonyms cover screen concealment covert Related Terms covering blind shoji stalking-horse camouflage cover
6. screen [ v ] test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
Examples: "screen the blood for the HIV virus"
(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)
The meat wagon , therefore , was not out in_front of the house any_more , but the cluster of squad_cars was still there and there was a cop on the door downstairs to screen any comings and goings .
(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)
However , it was virtually impossible to screen the mob outside , even if Bonner had manpower available for the purpose .Synonyms test screen Related Terms check
7. screen [ n ] protective covering consisting of a metallic netting mounted in a frame and covering windows or doors (especially for protection against insects)Used in print:
(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)
What you were looking_for ( unless you make a hobby of collecting old tennis_rackets and fly screens ) eludes me , but to judge from phonograph_records scattered about a fumed_oak Victrola , you danced two tangos and a paso_doble , which must have been fairly enervating in that milieu .Synonyms screen Related Terms protective_covering windshield mosquito_net fire_screen window_screen smoke_screen screen_door screening
8. Screen [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 21906Synonyms Screen
9. screen [ v ] separate with a riddle, as grain from chaffSynonyms screen riddle Related Terms sift sieve
10. screen [ v ] protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harmSynonyms shield screen Related Terms protect cover shield shielding blind shield
11. screen [ n ] a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particlesSynonyms sieve screen Related Terms strainer riddle sifter sift riddle
12. screen [ v ] project onto a screen for viewing; of filmsSynonyms screen Related Terms show
13. screen [ v ] prevent from entering
Examples: "block out the strong sunlight"
14. screen [ v ] examine in order to test suitability
Examples: "screen these samples" "screen the job applicants"
15. screen [ n ] a door that is a screen to keep insects from entering a building through the open door
Examples: "he heard the screen slam as she left"
16. screen [ n ] partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a spaceSynonyms screen Related Terms partition altarpiece purdah rood_screen shield
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