Translation of "screen" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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screennoun [ C ]

uk /skriːn/ us /skriːn/

screen noun [ C ] (PICTURE)

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. 我们的电视屏幕是19英寸的。
Coming to your screens (= cinemas) shortly, "The Adventures of Robin Hood". 请马上来电影院观看“罗宾汉”的神奇冒险吧。
Her ambition is to write for the screen (= for television and films). 她的理想是给电影、电视写剧本。
Write the letter on the computer, then you can make changes easily on screen. 在电脑上写信,你可以很容易地在屏幕上作修改。
the small screen


He's made several films for the small screen. 他已经制作了几部电视电影。
the big screen


So this is your first appearance on the big screen? 这是你第一次拍电影,是吗?

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screen noun [ C ] (SEPARATING)

a vertical structure that is used to separate one area from another, especially to hide something or to protect you from something unpleasant or dangerous

The nurse pulled a screen around the bed so that the doctor could examine the patient in private. 护士在病人床边拉上了屏风,使医生可以单独为病人检查。
A screen of trees at the bottom of the garden hid the ugly factory walls. 花园尽头的一排树木把工厂难看的外墙遮住了。

mainly US an activity that is not dangerous or illegal but is used to hide something that is

That café's just a screen for their criminal activities. 那家咖啡馆不过是用来掩护他们的犯罪活动的。

screenverb [ T ]

uk /skriːn/ us /skriːn/

screen verb [ T ] (EXAMINE)

to test or examine someone or something to discover if there is anything wrong with him, her, or it

Women over 50 should be screened for breast cancer. 所有50岁以上的妇女都要作乳腺癌筛查。
Completely unsuitable candidates were screened out (= tested and refused) at the first interview. 完全不合格的求职者在第一轮面试时就被筛选掉了。
screen your calls

to delay your decision to answer the phone until you know who is calling you

I always screen my calls while I'm eating dinner. 吃晚饭的时候来电话我总是先看来电显示再决定是否接听。

screen verb [ T ] (PICTURE)

to show or broadcast a film or television programme

The programme was not screened on British television. 这个节目没有在英国电视上播出过。

screen verb [ T ] (PROTECT)

to protect or hide

She raised her hand to screen her eyes from the bright light. 她抬手遮住耀眼的亮光。

mainly US to protect someone by taking the blame yourself

The husband says he's the murderer but we think it was his wife - he's just screening her. 丈夫说自己是凶手,但我们认为他妻子才是凶手——他只是在替她打掩护。

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(Translation of “screen” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)