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screen test

noun

Simple Definition of screen test

  • : a recording of a short performance by an actor that is made with a movie or video camera and that is used to decide if that person should be given a part in a movie

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of screen test

  1. :  a short film sequence for assessing the ability or suitability of a person for a motion-picture role

screen–test transitive verb

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