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screen off

To partition something or a portion of something with a screen or other barrier to make it private or obscure it from view. A noun or pronoun can be used between "screen" and "off." To save money, Chris moved into the living room and screened off a space for his bed with an old bedsheet tacked up to the walls and ceiling. They've had to screen the movie set off with a giant makeshift fence so that onlookers don't learn any secrets about the film.
See also: off, screen

screen out

1. To act as a barrier in order to keep something from passing through to the other side. A noun or pronoun can be used between "screen" and "out." Their new smartphone app promises to screen out any calls from solicitors and scam artists. We've developed a new operating system mode for younger children that specifically screens mature or inappropriate content out as they browse the internet.
2. To deny admittance, acceptance, clearance, or approval to someone. A noun or pronoun can be used between "screen" and "out." I have a feeling they screened me out because I don't have a master's degree. The letting agency has been accused of screening out applicants based on their sexual orientation.
See also: out, screen

screen out of (something or some place)

1. To act as a barrier in order to keep something out of something or some place. A noun or pronoun is used between "screen" and "out." We're putting new practices and guidelines in place to help screen defective parts out of the earliest stages of the manufacturing process. We've developed a new operating system mode for younger children that specifically screens mature or inappropriate content out of their online browsing.
2. To deny admittance, acceptance, clearance, or approval of someone from some place or thing. A noun or pronoun is used between "screen" and "out." I have a feeling they screened me out of the hiring pool because I don't have a master's degree. The letting agency has been accused of screening applicants out of consideration based on their sexual orientation.
See also: of, out, screen

screen off

v.
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

v.
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
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* Formed edges and hooks: Screening hooks, designed for tensioning, are available for most makes and models.
The guidelines from 2013 said screening people who fell outside these limits "should not be performed." In contrast, the new draft guidelines simply said that people fall outside of the age and smoking-history criteria but who are still considered high risk for lung cancer based on a risk-prediction calculator should not "routinely" undergo screening.
A lower screening cutoff for the first screen would obligate reporting many infants with positive screens to primary care providers, potentially resulting in unnecessary additional testing as well as unnecessary stress for families and providers.
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"Every year, hundreds of thousands of people all across Wales take advantage of the screening programmes we offer.
The predominant design characteristic that allows the Compact screens to be economical in terms of both size and price is their ability to accommodate side-tension screening media (wire or synthetic).
The most common method of prostate cancer screening performed by respondents is a combination of PSA and DRE, which 736 (80.97%) cite as their principle screening investigations.
To take a sample online screening, visit <mentalhealth screening.org/screening/ Welcome.aspx>, or view the features of customized online screening by visiting <mentalhealthscreening.org/ NewOnlineScreening/ CommunityPP.pdf>.
Their analysis covered 10 years after screening could have had an effect on breast cancer mortality.
Guidelines that were adopted in 1999 by the Institute of Medicine, the Centers for Disease Control, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend routine, universal HIV screening in pregnancy to avoid vertical transmission, noted study presenter Margaret Kennedy, who is a medical student at the University of Pittsburgh.
Besides the screening techniques that have been in use for a relatively long time, other purely mechanical processes are being applied increasingly to separate recovered paper mixtures.
The study lacked a separate group whose outcomes the researchers could compare with those of people getting CT screening. Such a population could have gotten chest X rays or no screening at all.
Conventional and uv-curable screening inks, screen-making equipment, and color matching available.
To comply with new federal privacy-protection rules, six of the nation's leading title and mortgage document service firms have agreed to employ a National Notary Association (NNA) developed solution for a "one-stop" background screening and compliance training system for Notaries in the mortgage loan industry.
Most screening is aluminum or fiberglass, with galvanized steel and bronze also available.