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 Meanings and Examples of SCREEN
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screen
 n.  surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
Classic Sentence: (103 in 7 pages)
1  He stood at the edge of the screen, from time to time jutting out his head and exchanging a laugh with two friends in the corner of the balcony.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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2  Mrs. Kearney passed by these two young men and went to the edge of the screen to view the house.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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3  He got up from his chair and drew a large screen right in front of the portrait, shuddering as he glanced at it.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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4  Suddenly his eye fell on the screen that he had placed in front of the portrait, and he started.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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5  Then he rose from the table, lit a cigarette, and flung himself down on a luxuriously cushioned couch that stood facing the screen.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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6  The screen was an old one, of gilt Spanish leather, stamped and wrought with a rather florid Louis-Quatorze pattern.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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7  Then he drew the screen aside and saw himself face to face.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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8  He jumped up, drew the screen hastily across the picture, and unlocked the door.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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9  As soon as he had left, he rushed to the screen and drew it back.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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10  He drew the screen back into its former place in front of the picture, smiling as he did so, and passed into his bedroom, where his valet was already waiting for him.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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11  Do take the screen away, Dorian.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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12  A cry of terror broke from Dorian Gray's lips, and he rushed between the painter and the screen.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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13  When his servant entered, he looked at him steadfastly and wondered if he had thought of peering behind the screen.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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14  It seemed to him that as the man left the room his eyes wandered in the direction of the screen.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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15  He took up from the couch the great purple-and-gold texture that covered it, and, holding it in his hands, passed behind the screen.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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Example Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
16  The picture on this screen is a good artistic work.
17  Highlight the area of text on screen and press the 'delete' key.
18  The words 'Hard disk failure - program aborted' popped up on the screen.
19  A series of largely formless images rushed across the screen.
20  The screen can display simple graphics as well as text.
21  He hedged off some space in the sitting room for bedding with a screen.
22  I would turn and stare unblinkingly at the screen for the duration of the commercial.
23  I stare at the screen while they show a grainy old black-and-white photo of me, younger, with longer hair.
24  They were staring at the television screen.
25  Three actors out of a hundred were chosen from the screen test.
26  This facility allows the user to input text in various forms onto the screen and thus create a true newspaper page.
27  That allows people to download films from the internet and watch them whenever they want on a screen which fits into the palm of their hand.
28  If increasing the text size via the browser or Windows options does not make text easy to read, then the next step is to magnify the screen.
29  There are some issues to show local language in screen: buttons may missing next , or section borders may overrun.
30  The next refinement is to take into account that the luminous screen is typically round: any alpha particles striking outside the round area will not be visible.