present participle of screen

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1 to drive danger or attack away from
  • attack helicopters were called in to help screen the troops from further attacks

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3 to pass through a filter
  • you should screen the cooking oil to remove impurities

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4 to place a protective layer over
  • screened his eyes with his hand to block the sun

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The first known use of screening was in 1651

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“Screening.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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to constrict the range or activity of

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