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screens

noun
plural of screen

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means or method of defending
  • the target will be difficult to reach as it is behind a screen of anti-aircraft batteries

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screens

verb
present tense third-person singular 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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“Screens.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/screens. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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