Simple Definition of screening
: an event in which a movie is shown to an audience
: the act of doing a test on a person or a person's blood, urine, etc., to look for evidence of a disease, illegal drug, etc.
: the act of examining people or things in order to decide if they are suitable for a particular purpose
Examples of screening
methods of screening for cancer
Players must pass three random drug screenings.
Federal agents handle passenger and luggage screening at the airport.
The company will be conducting applicant screenings Wednesday.
First Known Use of screening
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