- any of various offensive plays in which teammates form a protective formation around the ball carrier, pass receiver, shooter, etc.
- any of various defensive plays in which teammates conceal or block an opposing ball carrier, pass receiver, shooter, or the goal, basket, net, etc., itself.
- to show (a motion picture), especially to an invited audience, as of exhibitors and critics.
- to photograph with a motion-picture camera; film.
- to adapt (a story, play, etc.) for presentation as a motion picture.
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The video shows the back screen keeping up with the front screen as the user navigates around in a few apps.New Xiaomi smartphone has an extra screen in… uh, the camera bump?|Ron Amadeo|February 12, 2021|Ars Technica
A team member put the cup onto the display screen lying on the table and a concept was born.Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E is an important leap into the future|Dan Carney|February 12, 2021|Popular-Science
On screen, an elevator can force people to get close or, when the doors open, to separate suddenly.What floor?|Sophia Nguyen|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
I posted screen shots of this over here, here is how they compare.Google Search dark theme mode expands but search ads are hard to distinguish|Barry Schwartz|February 11, 2021|Search Engine Land
More than ever, the little screen is where things are happening.The loneliness of an interrupted adolescence|Ellen McCarthy|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
The garrulous assistant to a fading screen siren in Clouds of Sils Maria.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“JSwipe is currently under heavy load,” flashed across the screen, one night as a friend and I looked at it.
A sad-faced orange Star of David flashed across the iPhone screen as we swiped left on “James” (not his real name).
Her name was Courtney, and she was a fashion editor for magazines like Photoplay, Screenland, Silver Screen.
A more rugged version of American masculinity is hard to find on screen.
Among the Perpendicular additions to the church last named may be noted a very beautiful oaken rood-screen.
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Now, he chose a small table in a corner of the balcony, close to the glass screen.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
According to a weekly paper not only is Constance Binney a famous screen star, but she is also a first-class ukelele player.
It was ten minutes before she raised her hand and pointed to a wilted but still effective screen.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton