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

Translation of screen in German:


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

transitive verb

  • 1
    (shelter) schützen (from vor) + Dat.
    (conceal) verdecken
    screen one's eyes from the sun
    seine Augen vor der Sonne schützen
    seine Augen gegen die Sonne beschirmen [formal]
    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

abteilen (Teil eines Raums)
Definition of screen in:
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