- 1A showing of a film, video, or television programme: filmgoers were shut out in droves from the film’s many screenings in Cannes [mass noun]: the less-than-successful screening of the sitcom’s pilot episodeMore example sentences
- It also seeks to prohibit the screening of films, television programs and advertisements without a license.
- More than 3,500 video screenings of the programmes are also planned for villages with limited access to TV and radio.
- A prominent feature of the festivities were public television screenings as cameras filmed a Royal event for the first time.
- 2 [mass noun] The evaluation or investigation of something as part of a methodical survey, to assess suitability for a particular role or purpose: nowhere is drug screening more common than in the federal criminal justice systemMore example sentences
- Much of the time is spent on screening and investigation of complaints, after an initial scrutiny to check that a complaint was within the jurisdiction of the office.
- This article will describe a process of screening and then evaluating research articles for the purpose of making clinical decisions based on available evidence.
- It can cut the cost of drug screening and assessment because it is computer generated, and does not need a trained professional for administration.
- 3The testing of a person or group of people for the presence of a disease or other condition: prenatal screening for Down’s syndromeMore example sentences
- Papanicolaou test and mammography screenings are current.
- After an initial screening and baseline blood tests, the patients were randomly divided into four groups.
- More frequent screenings with mammograms and MRI imaging can lead to early diagnosis.
More definitions of screeningDefinition of screening in:
- The US English dictionary