And for the rest of the day, I shuttled back and forth between my work screen and the screen that made me want to scream.
He had been president of one of them, the screen Actors Guild.
I met everyone at ESPN, did a screen test on the Baseball Tonight set.
Killer fish jumping through the screen, the return of Richard Dreyfuss— Piranha 3D has it all.
“Between the souls of two cultures the screen is impenetrable,” he wrote in the best-selling Decline of the West.
Her screen was before her face now, so that he saw no more than her brow.
But things seen through a screen are distorted, and look abnormal to them.
There wasn't a screen at door or window, and soon after sundown we were besieged.
It has a Perpendicular screen and some fifteenth-century glass in the east window.
Proceeding with his survey, he disappears behind the screen.
mid-14c., "upright piece of furniture providing protection from heat of a fire, drafts, etc.," probably from a shortened (Anglo-French? cf. Anglo-Latin screna) variant of Old North French escren, Old French escran "fire-screen" (early 14c.), perhaps from Middle Dutch scherm "screen, cover, shield," or Frankish *skrank "barrier," from Proto-Germanic *skerm- (cf. Old High German skirm, skerm "protection," from PIE *(s)ker- "to cut" (see shear (v.)).
Meaning "net-wire frame used in windows and doors" is recorded from 1859. Meaning "flat vertical surface for reception of projected images" is from 1810, originally in reference to magic lantern shows; later of movies. Transferred sense of "cinema world collectively" is attested from 1914; hence screen test (1918), etc. Screen saver first attested 1990. Screen printing recorded from 1918.
"to shield from punishment, to conceal," late 15c., from screen (n.). Meaning "examine systematically for suitability" is from 1943; sense of "to release a movie" is from 1915. Related: Screened; screening.
One that serves to protect, conceal, or divide.
The white or silver surface on which a picture is projected for viewing.
A screen memory.
To process a group of people in order to select or separate certain individuals from it.
To test or examine for the presence of disease or infection.
2. A screen multiplexer utility which lets you run multiple interactive terminal sessions (and curses programs) through a single terminal connection (on one virtual console, one terminal, through one modem link, telnet session or xterm).
Screen can detach processes from one terminal and attach them to another. "Auto-detach" lets you continue working after being disconnected and reconnected. It supports keyboard driven cut and paste from any text and/or curses application (like Lynx) to any other (like xemacs).
Screen comes with many Linux distributions and is available (free) on many other Unix platforms.