screen verb

1 hide sth

ADV. well | completely | partly | effectively | neatly The shed is neatly screened by a hedge. | off One part of the room was screened off.

PREP. from The building is completely screened from the road by high bushes.

2 check sb/sth for faults/illnesses

ADV. carefully All foster parents are carefully screened.

PREP. for All pregnant women are to be screened for the infection.

3 show sth on television/in a cinema

ADV. live The programme will be screened live on BBC1.