screening

Definitions of screening
  1. noun
    the display of a motion picture
    synonyms: showing, viewing
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    types:
    preview
    a screening for a select audience in advance of release for the general public
    sneak preview
    a preview to test audience reactions
    type of:
    display
    exhibiting openly in public view
  2. noun
    fabric of metal or plastic mesh
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    type of:
    cloth, fabric, material, textile
    artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
  3. noun
    the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
    synonyms: cover, covering, masking
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    type of:
    concealing, concealment, hiding
    the activity of keeping something secret
  4. noun
    testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics
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    types:
    genetic screening
    analyzing a group of people to determine genetic susceptibility to a particular disease
    type of:
    testing
    an examination of the characteristics of something
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