There are 2 translations of screen in Spanish:

screen1

Pronunciation: /skriːn/

n

  • 1 1.1 (movable device) pantalla (f); (folding) biombo (m); (as partition) mampara (f)
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    • One way to improve the function of the room is to use room dividers; Japanese screens will allow the light to filter through and will provide a bright, clean look.
    • A furry black and white head emerged from behind one of the room's many Oriental screens.
    • There was no curtain or a screen to divide the men and women at the prayer.
    1.2 (at window) mosquitero (m)
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    • If you travel to an area of the world that has a high risk for malaria, you can also install window screens, use insect repellents, and place mosquito netting over beds.
    • Make sure that insect screens on doors and windows are in good order, and fit rubber strips on the bottom of doors to seal gaps.
    • They are strongly attracted to artificial light and will come in through window screens if not a fine mesh.
    1.3 (protective, defensive) cortina (f) a screen of bushes/trees una cortina de arbustos/árboles behind a screen of indifference tras una máscara de indiferencia
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    • The bus company will also make sure drivers are protected behind security screens.
    • First, hiding a suburban-like caravan park behind a tree screen would do little to alter the character of the land use itself.
    • So many visitors have tried to touch them that they are now protected behind a perspex screen.
  • 2 2.1 [Cin] [Phot] pantalla (f) to write for the screen escribir* para el cine a legend of the silver screen una leyenda del cine or [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] del celuloide the big screen la pantalla grande (before n) [adaptation] al cine, a la pantalla grande screen actor actor (m) de cine screen actress actriz (f) de cine screen rights derechos (mpl) de adaptación al cine 2.2 [Comput] [TV] pantalla (f) the small screen la pequeña pantalla, la pantalla chica (AmL) radar screen pantalla de radar
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    • All you need is a device called a colorimeter, which attaches to your screen and adjusts your monitor automatically to display the correct hues.
    • The insulator structure may also enhance the focus of electrons emitted by the field emitter device on the display screen.
    • Since portable devices have small screens, much less data is required to achieve full-screen quality for video.
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    • Instead you're usually left calling for a screen instead of the computer recognizing the situation.
    • This program allows users to move smoothly and quickly between databases instead of struggling through a mass of windows and screens on the OR computer.
    • The fact that they're protected behind a login screen will either turn the causal browser away or leave them wondering what's being hidden.
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    • These days, cinema screens are mostly filled with sappy King stories about human drama.
    • According to TV star, plans are in place for a sequel to the movie, which hit cinema screens at the peak of the show's success.
    • He also commented that the films were made for giant IMAX cinemas, whose screens have surfaces of hundreds of square metres.
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    • This film was the screen debut for both Hauer and costar Monique Van de Ven.
    • In The Stunt Man, one of the greatest actors the screen has ever known gives one of his greatest performances.
    • If there is any silver lining to these films it's the screen presence of the late N!
  • 3 (sieve) criba (f), cedazo (m)
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    • Processed Black tea leaves are sorted into different sizes by passing them over screens with different size holes.
    • Sample residues were washed, dried, and sieved through 0.125 mm screens.
    • While I have used commercial bonsai soils, the best tool purchase I ever made was a set of soil sieving screens.

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There are 2 translations of screen in Spanish:

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vt

  • 1 1.1 (conceal) ocultar, taparto screen sth/sb from sth the trees screen the house from the road los árboles no dejan ver la casa desde la carretera we were screened from view by the wall la pared impedía que nadie nos viera, la pared nos tapaba
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    • He now hopes to plant another 450 metres of hedge at Hob Moor to replace deteriorating hedges and to screen other ugly boundaries.
    • Another option is move the path to the school's eastern boundary and build a high fence, wall or hedge to screen the school.
    • A Yew hedge screens the paved area at the back door which leads to a herb garden.
    1.2 (protect) proteger* to screen sth/sb from sth proteger* algo/a algn de algo the building screened them from enemy fire el edificio los protegía del fuego enemigo she screened her eyes from the sun se protegió los ojos del sol
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    • They had to be whisked in by a back entrance, completely screened from the workers protesting outside.
    • National Guard soldiers manned the checkpoint at the corner, screening traders on their way to work.
  • 2 [TV program] emitir; [film] proyectar
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    • The amateur video has been widely screened on television news bulletins around the world.
    • Dad asked Mom if any films had been screened yet on television.
    • A TV viewer recently wrote a letter to a newspaper complaining about the films screened by a private television station during the school holidays.
  • 3 3.1 (check, examine) [blood donor] someter a una revisión (médica) or a un chequeo; [applicants/candidates] someter a una investigación de antecedentesto screen sb/sth for sth they were screened for weapons los registraron para ver si llevaban armas the cans are being screened for possible contamination se están examinando las latas por si estuvieran contaminadas to screen sb for cancer someter a algn a un chequeo para el diagnóstico precoz del cáncer 3.2 (sieve) [coal/ore] cribar
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    • Mesh barriers or sieves can screen out anything larger than a certain size from incoming water.
    • Other material would be sorted, screened, shredded and baled.
    • Local materials may be used when dried and screened to meet required size and hardness and when determined to be free of grease or other impurities.
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    • Subjects were recruited prenatally by screening parents using skin testing and questionnaires regarding allergic diseases.
    • These patients were all screened for the presence of underlying thrombophilia using the same tests as those performed in the study patients.
    • There are very few silent diseases that can be effectively screened for with blood tests - such as diabetes.
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    • There have been pilot programs to screen passengers and check luggage at two Amtrak stations.
    • The selection committee is responsible for screening the candidates and for ensuring that mentors and mentees are matched according to profile and career.
    • To achieve this, the congregation's president appointed a committee of eight to screen candidates.

Phrasal verbs

screen off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[area/bed/patient] aislar*, separar (con un biombo o una mampara)

screen out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
eliminar (habiendo hecho una investigación)

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