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British English: /skriːn/
American English: /skrin/

Translation of screen in German:


  • 2 (something that conceals from view) (Hunting)
    [Jagd]schirm, der
    (of trees, persons, fog)
    Wand, die
    (of persons)
    Mauer, die
    (expression of face or measure adopted for concealment)
    Maske, die
    (of indifference, secrecy also)
    Wand, die
    Mauer, die
  • 3 (surface on which pictures are projected)
    Leinwand, die
    (in cathode-ray tube)
    Schirm, der
    [TV] screen
    [Fernseh]schirm, der
    the screen
    die Leinwand
    stage and screen
    Bühne und Leinwand
    the small screen
    der Bildschirm
  • 4 (vertical display surface) (for exhibits)
    Stellwand, die
    (for notices)
    Pinnwand, die
    Anschlagtafel, die
  • 5 (Physics)
    [Schutz]schirm, der
  • 7 (American English) (netting to exclude insects)
    Fliegengitter, das
  • 8 (sieve)
    [Wurf]sieb, das
    Durchwurf, der
  • 11
    [Bild]raster, der

transitive verb

  • 1 (shelter)
    schützen (from vor) + Dat.
    (conceal) screen one's eyes from the sun
    seine Augen vor der Sonne schützen od. [formal] gegen die Sonne beschirmen
    be screened from view
    vor Einblicken geschützt sein
    screen something from somebody
    etwas jemandes Blicken entziehen
  • 4 [figurative] (protect)
    decken (Straftäter)
    (from blame)
    in Schutz nehmen (from gegen)
    (from justice)
    bewahren (from vor) + Dat.

Phrasal verbs

screen off

transitive verb
abteilen (Teil eines Raums)

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