- undesirable material that has been separated from usable material by means of a screen or sieve: screenings of imperfect grain.
- extremely fine coal.
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“Viral testing is an important public health screening mechanism that can quickly and efficiently identify those with infections and stop them from undergoing activities that could expose others, including potential travel,” the report said.Airports have taken steps to reduce coronavirus transmission but risks still remain, study says|Lori Aratani|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
This would seem to be an important finding to consider as chatbot use grows — not just in the screening of patients, but even to treat depression.Can I Ask You a Ridiculously Personal Question? (Ep. 451)|Stephen J. Dubner|February 11, 2021|Freakonomics
Reporters wore masks and underwent temperature checks and symptom screenings before Thursday’s news conferences.Roger Goodell says hiring cycle did not meet NFL’s expectations after diversity measures|Mark Maske|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Lead screenings are the starting point to finding children at high risk and removing the source of their lead exposure.Nearly half a million U.S. children missed out on lead tests in early 2020|Aimee Cunningham|February 4, 2021|Science News
The problem with screening is that it can be good at finding cancers that might not actually harm the patient.How to Fix the Incentives in Cancer Research (Ep. 449)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 28, 2021|Freakonomics
After the screening, Jolie, who says she renewed her faith in “the divine” during filming, met briefly with the pope.Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The first public screening of Pathé film shorts took place sometime around 1903.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to League, Alamo Drafthouse was actively working with Sony on Monday on the possibility of screening The Interview.
“Most of those 19 locations will be screening it in some way,” he says.
This bungalow has two levels, a screening room, a dining room, many offices, an art department, and cutting rooms.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A man had come to stand beside it, his body screening the light of one of the lamps that hung from a rafter of the ceiling.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Nearer came the feet, and I peered between the interstices of the screening balustrade.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
Of course, human beings could not exist in such a scene, save by closely hugging the ground, or screening themselves behind trees."Shiloh" as Seen by a Private Soldier|Warren Olney
It was not entirely for the money that he undertook the laborious task of washing "riffles" and "screening tailings."Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
With a staff in one hand and screening her eyes with the other, old Rachel comes sidling down the steps.The Saxons|Edwin Davies Schoonmaker