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to shelter, especially from light

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to examine (material) and remove parts considered harmful or improper for publication or transmission

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a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing

a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube

a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

the personnel of the film industry

a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles

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a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting

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partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space

test or examine for the presence of disease or infection

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examine methodically

examine in order to test suitability

project onto a screen for viewing

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prevent from entering

separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

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protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

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References in classic literature ?
And so saying, she took the screens out of her sister-in-law's hands, to admire them herself as they ought to be admired.
I had the shamelessness to tap softly at the screen as though to remind her.
It came into my head to do this while I was running up and down the room and she was sitting behind the screen.
Yes, maybe she did promise not to venture forth on the cold floors of daybreak, but she had risen for a moment only, and we just t'neaded her with our talk about draughts - there were no such things as draughts in her young days - and it is more than she can do (here she again attempts to rise but we hold her down) to lie there and watch that beautiful screen being spoilt.
She lifted her screen, and pointed with it to a seat at the farther end of the room.
Unexpectedly, in the middle of the service, and not in the usual order Natasha knew so well, the deacon brought out a small stool, the one he knelt on when praying on Trinity Sunday, and placed it before the doors of the sanctuary screen.
The speakers whom they had heard were two men, who had a pack of cards and some silver money between them, while upon the screen itself the games they had played were scored in chalk.
At the moment when he kissed it the canvas screen was again drawn aside.
Then he drew the screen aside and saw himself face to face.
He jumped up, drew the screen hastily across the picture, and unlocked the door.
I have rudely allowed you to fetch your chair and your screen for yourself," he went on.
You raised her from the dead when you fetched the chair and the screen.
Then,' said the Professor, 'I will get out my famous magnifying-glass and throw the insect upon a screen in a highly-magnified condition, that you may all study carefully its peculiar construction and become acquainted with its habits and manner of life.
He then brought from a cupboard a most curious instrument, and before I could realize what had happened I found myself thrown upon a screen in a highly-magnified state -- even as you now behold me.
As the house was damp, and only one bedroom had been kept heated, Levin put his brother to sleep in his own bedroom behind a screen.