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screen

noun [C] (PICTURE)    /skriːn/
A2 a flat surface in a cinema, on a television, or as part of a computer, on which pictures or words are shown: Our television has a 19-inch screen. Coming to your screens (= cinemas) shortly, the amazing adventures of 'Robin Hood'. Her ambition is to write for the screen (= for television and films). Write the letter on the computer, then you can make changes easily on screen.Machine parts the small screen television: He's made several films for the small screen.Television the big screen cinema: So this is your first appearance on the big screen?Cinema - general words
(Definition of screen noun (PICTURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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