Meaning of screening

screen•ing

Pronunciation: (skrē'ning), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or work of a person who screens, as in ascertaining the character and competence of applicants, employees, etc.
  2. the showing of a motion picture:p.m. and 8 p.m. There will be screenings at 6
  3. screenings of imperfect grain.
    1. undesirable material that has been separated from usable material by means of a screen or sieve:screenings of imperfect grain.
    2. extremely fine coal.
  4. the meshed material used in screens for windows and doors.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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