Meaning of screen test

screen' test"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a filmed audition to determine the suitability of an individual for appearing or acting in a motion picture.


Pronunciation: (skrēn'test"), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to give a screen test to: The studio screen-tested 400 children before casting the part.
  1. to undergo a screen test: Dozens of actors have screen-tested for the role.
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