re·​screen (ˌ)rē-ˈskrēn How to pronounce rescreen (audio)
rescreened; rescreening

transitive verb

: to screen (someone or something) again
rescreened the passengers/luggage
The CDC advised that some children thought to be healthy should be rescreened for lead.KING 5 News (Seattle, Washington)

Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rescreen was in 1945

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Cite this Entry

“Rescreen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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