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be on the radar (screen)

To be considered important or noteworthy; within the spectrum of (someone's) awareness, attention, or consideration. If you want this issue to be on the radar of mainstream America, you have to frame it as something that will hit people in their wallets. The band was hugely popular in the '80s, but they haven't been on the radar screen in the last decade or so.
See also: on, radar

on the radar (screen)

Considered important or noteworthy; within the spectrum of (someone's) awareness, attention, or consideration. If you want this issue to be on the radar of mainstream America, you have to frame it as something that will hit people in their wallets. There are always going to be bands who suddenly appear on the radar screen, only to fade into obscurity just as quickly.
See also: on, radar

put up a smoke screen

To create a diversion or otherwise draw attention away from someone or something. Look, we need to put up a smoke screen so that the committee stops investigating the funds we embezzled. As soon as my mother starts prying into my dating life, I put up a smoke screen by asking my grandfather about his favorite fishing spots—a topic he could talk about for hours. Works every time!
See also: put, screen, smoke, up

the silver screen

dated Movies, or the movie industry collectively. The phrase originally referred to a type of movie screen. The silver screen was once acting's highest stage, but television has become the new destination for many A-list stars. Nothing compares to seeing an action blockbuster on the silver screen—it's larger than life!
See also: screen, silver

screen someone or something (off) (from someone or something)

to make someone or something out of sight or blocked off to someone or something by erecting a screen. We screened her off from the patient in the next bed. We screened off the yard from the street.

screen someone or something out of something

 and screen someone or something out
to filter someone or something out of something. The test screened all the unqualified candidates out of the group. We screened out the suppliers who were not financially sound.
See also: of, out, screen

the silver screen

the cinema industry; cinema films collectively.
In the early days of cinematography, a projection screen was covered with metallic paint to give a highly reflective, silver-coloured surface.
See also: screen, silver

the silver ˈscreen

(old-fashioned) the film industry: the heroes and heroines of the silver screen
See also: screen, silver

the small ˈscreen

(the) television (when contrasted with cinema): Cinema films reach the small screen very quickly these days.
See also: screen, small

screen off

To separate, hide, or obscure something with a screen or similar barrier: I screened off the bed from the rest of the room with curtains. A high wall screens the porch off from the view of the ocean.
See also: off, screen

screen out

1. To prevent something from passing by using a filter; filter something out: This glass screens out the harmful ultraviolet rays. The e-mail filter identifies advertisements and screens them out.
2. To deny someone or something admittance or approval based on certain criteria: Background checks allow us to screen out all applicants with criminal records. They screened me out because I didn't meet the eligibility requirements.
See also: out, screen

blue screen of death

and BSOD
phr. & comp. abb. the blue computer screen that appears in early versions of Windows when Windows discovers a programming or operational error. Every time I run that program I get the BSOD. No matter what program causes the blue screen of death, Bill Gates gets the blame.
See also: blue, death, of, screen
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David Schaffer, counsel for the House Aviation Subcommittee, adds that "Undercover tests showed that private screeners were at least as good, maybe a bit better, than federal screeners.
In STI's experience, gained from its own screeners working at German airports, and from international clients, we can see that Germany has set high standards which should be implemented in other countries.
Preliminary study results show that screeners are better able to spot specific items they see frequently and that screeners are most effective when they search for a single type of threat, such as guns or explosives, as opposed to multiple threats at once.
An easy way to teach this is to imagine a straight line drawn across the floor where the screener sets up and then imagine a straight-line drawn perpendicular from the screener's feet.
Founded in 1967, Kason is a leading international producer of circular vibratory screeners, centrifugal sifters, static sieves and circular fluid processors for classifying, scalping, de-dusting, de-lumping, dewatering, drying, cooling or moisturizing of bulk foods.
The GeneData Screener system offers the scientists unprecedented analytical power and precision in assessing compounds and identifying structural correlates of activity.
Of these allegations - against 3,922 doctors - at the end of 2000, 1,471 had been closed without onward referral to screeners - medically-trained GMC members who consider each complaint.
Today The Mirror gives a rare glimpse of the crucial work of the cyto- screener, the people on the front line of the cervical screening service.
If a screener decides a smear is normal that woman needn't be screened for either three or five years.
The leading source of health information launches online COPD Risk Screener
Genedata, a leading provider of advanced software solutions for drug discovery and life science research, today announced the Genedata Screener Global User Group Meetings will be held in Asia, Europe, and North America during September 2014.
The MEV high-frequency screener is a rectangular screener that utilizes an elliptical motion to convey material across the screening surface.
The Screener takes 5 to 10 minutes to complete and uses common words and nonsense syllables to identify children who are at risk for dyslexia ( www.
Consisting of two vertically mounted air cylinders that are located on opposing sides of any circular screener and affixed to mounting brackets on the lower and upper screening frames, the Air-Lift can accomplish one entire raise/lower cycle (including disconnection and reconnection of the frames) in 5 min, Kason says.
AIRPORTS became eligible to switch their personnel and baggage screener programs back to the private sector nearly two years ago under the Screening Partnership Program (SPP).