At that point, American airports were not yet screening travelers for possible signs of Ebola.
News that Palin is attending the screening is sure to attract press from all over the world—as did the first leg of her bus tour.
So I took things out and after that screening I thought, I wanted to put them back in.
Then after the basic counseling is completed and the screening is done, they bring them to the clinic.
If Marshmallows at this screening are any indication, Veronica Mars might be the one to beat the trend.
A purple curtain was drawn across the lobby, screening the caller newly arrived from the one so hurriedly departing.
The costs of sand and shells are costs of screening and storing.
Had he been screening his sister at the poor working-man's expense?
The last I saw of him, he was screening himself behind an old ruin.
The incurious traveler is thus impressed, by these screening walls, with an incorrect idea of the true nature of the island.
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.
The examination of a group of usually asymptomatic individuals to detect those with a high probability of having or developing a given disease.
The initial evaluation of an individual, intended to determine suitability for a particular treatment modality.
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.