screen out

Definition of screen out

  1. 1 :  to remove (someone or something that is not suitable for a particular purpose) from a group that is being examined screening out job applicants who have less than three years' experience

  2. 2 :  to prevent (something harmful) from passing through lotion that screens out the sun's harmful rays

Word by Word Definitions

screenplay
  1. :  a protective or ornamental device (as a movable partition) shielding an area from heat or drafts or from view

    :  something that shelters, protects, or hides: such as

    :  a growth or stand of trees, shrubs, or plants

  1. :  to guard from injury or danger

    :  to give shelter or protection to with or as if with a screen

    :  to separate with or as if with a screen

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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