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screen / biombo
 
screen   [skri:n]
A. -noun
1. (=physical barrier)   (in room)   biombo (m)   (on window, door)   (to keep out mosquitos)   mosquitera (f)   (for fire)   pantalla (f)   (in front of VDU)   filtro (m)
2. (cinema, television, Radar, computing)
a. [of television, computer, in cinema, for slides]   pantalla (f)
·radar screen
pantalla (f) de radar
·she was the ideal mother, both on and off screen
·era la madre ideal, tanto dentro como fuera de la pantalla
·to write for the screen
·escribir para el cine
·stars of the screen   estrellas feminine plural de la pantalla,   estrellas feminine plural de cine
·the big/small screen
·la pantalla grande/pequeña
3. (figurative)
·a screen of trees
·una pantalla de árboles
·a screen of smoke
·una cortina de humo
4. (military)   cortina (f)
B. -transitive verb
1. ·to screen (from)
(=hide)   (from view, sight)   ocultar or tapar (de)
(=protect)   proteger (de)
·the house is screened (from view) by trees
·la casa queda oculta detránoun de los árboles
·he screened his eyes with his hand
·se puso la mano sobre los ojos a modo de pantalla
·in order to screen our movements from the enemy
·para impedir que el enemigo pudiera ver nuestros movimientos
2. (=show)
[+film]   proyectar
[+television programme]   emitir   (for the first time)   estrenar
[+novel etcetera]   adaptar para el cine,   hacer una versiónoun cinematográfica de
3. (=sieve)
[+coal]   tamizar
4. (for security)
[+suspect, applicant]   investigar
·he was screened by Security
·Seguridad le investigó,   estuvo sometido a investigaciones de Seguridad
5. (medicine)
·to screen somebody for something
·hacer una exploraciónoun a somebody, someone buscando algo
6. [+telephone calls]   filtrar
C. -compound
·screen actor   -noun   actor (m) de cine
·screen actress   -noun   actriz (f) de cine
·screen door   -noun   puerta (f) con mosquitera
·screen editing   -noun   (computing)   correcciónoun (f) en pantalla
·screen memory   -noun   (computing)   memoria (f) de la pantalla
·screen rights   -noun plural   derechos masculine plural cinematográficos
·screen saver   -noun   salvapantallas masculine invariable
·screen test   -noun   prueba (f) cinematográfica
·screen writer   -noun   guionista masculine and feminine
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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