- 1a flat vertical surface on a television, computer, or other device on which images and data are displayed
- 2a partition used to conceal or protect something
- 3a material used to sieve or filter
Using screen: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "screen" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
I spend too much time staring at the screen.
The movie was projected onto a large screen.
The window screen keeps the bugs out.
The nurse screens patients for COVID-19 symptoms.
screen Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with screen
I love watching movies on the big screen.
She always dreamed of becoming a star on the silver screen.
refers to the amount of time spent looking at a screen, often used in the context of children's use of electronic devices
Experts recommend limiting children's screen time to two hours per day.
Summary: screen in Brief
A 'screen' [skriːn] is a flat vertical surface on a device that displays images or data. It can also refer to a partition used to conceal or protect something, or a material used to sieve or filter. Examples include 'The movie was projected onto a large screen.' and 'The nurse screens patients for COVID-19 symptoms.' Phrases like 'big screen' and 'silver screen' refer to movie theaters and the film industry, respectively.