screen test

noun

Definition of screen test

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

screen-test

play \ˈskrēn-ˈtest\ transitive verb

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First Known Use of screen test

1917


SCREEN TEST Defined for English Language Learners

screen test

noun

Definition of screen test for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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