Mixtures of sand and pebbles (unscreened gravel) may also be used if care is exercised to secure a mixture of adequate strength.
The broad, unscreened windows were wide open and vines of woodbine or honeysuckle framed them on every side.
"Madame has gone to the theatre," said Heloise, giving Judd a view of a wide, unscreened French yawn.
He was certainly not at work, for the wide window was unscreened, and it was now nearly noon.
In vain Young Dick whistled up through the unscreened, open windows.
Just then Jerry started a severe strafe and a much-muddied runner of the 13th Royal Fusiliers appeared in the unscreened doorway.
He felt about, learned it Was unscreened, and boldly entered.
To leave the house exposed upon the landscape, unscreened and unterraced, is not to treat site or house fairly.
Outside of one of his two unscreened windows there was an iron grating—the topmost landing of a fire escape.
The unscreened window from which he obediently leaned was almost directly in line with the vanity dressing-table across the room.
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.