2screenings plural in form but singular or plural in construction: material (such as waste or fine coal) separated out by means of a screen
3: metal or plastic mesh (as for window screens)
4: a showing of a motion picture
Examples of screening in a Sentence
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.
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