Definitions for "screening"
the process of examining or testing objects methodically to find those having desirable properties. See screen{3}.
The presumptive identification of unrecognized disease or defect by the application of tests, examinations or other procedures, which can be applied rapidly. Screening tests sort out apparently well persons who probably have a disease from those who probably do not. A screening test is not intended to be diagnostics. Mass screening means the screening of a whole population.
Testing for the presence of disease in persons who are having no symptoms.
A preliminary assessment of job candidates or investment opportunities based on specified criteria.
A brief procedure for identifying children who should receive a more comprehensive assessment, and may include informal, non-standardized procedures or formal, standardized procedures.
An assessment or evaluation for the purpose of determining the appropriate services for a client.
In special education, the process to determine if a student is likely to require special assistance
When a country applies to become a member of the EU, the screening process compares the country's legislation to the Acquis Communautaire. This then leads to negotiations for the adoption of the Acquis with the necessary changes requested by the candidate country.
The process used to determine if a molecule displays biological activity.
The process of sifting soil to collect artifacts. A 1/4" screen is standard for an archaeological site. See also tool kit.
The process of passing compost through a screen or sieve to remove large organic or inorganic materials and improve the consistency and quality of the end-product.
to sift out uncomposted matter from humus to create a fine compost.
Screening is the process of reviewing a child's situation to see if he or she may be disabled and in need of special education.
The process by which the CPS agency makes a decision about whether or not to accept a referral of child maltreatment.
The process of making a decision about whether or not to accept a referral of child maltreatment.
The evaluation of whether an individual subject is suitable for taking part in the study. See also Inclusion Criteria
Comparing individuals to set criteria for inclusion in a fitness program, or for referral to medical evaluation.
an annual examination that is a check -up when a patient is not having any problems
Process of applying nonconductive or semiconductive materials to a substrate to form thick film components.
A mechanical process which accomplishes a division of particles on the basis of size, and their acceptance or rejection by a screening surface.
The process whereby the desired film circuit patterns and configurations are transferred to the surface of the substrate during manufacture, by forcing a material through the open areas of the screen using the wiping action of a soft squeegee
Processes used to verify the background, qualifications, skills and experience of individuals prior to their appointment to a volunteer position.
Evaluation of a patient's qualifications for participation in a clinical trial.
The process by which potential respondents are asked whether they qualify for participation in a survey. Mostly used when the sample frame uses bought-in lists.
Unit operation which separates shieves and other nonfibrous material from pulp.
stands for the cleaning of pulp of foreign substances.
Process for removal of oversized and unwanted particles from the pulp.
Keywords:  halftone, stochastic, dot, tint, evenly
Used in the halftone process to reduce continuous tones to a series of solid dots (See Halftone). Also refers to shading a block of text - many times in boxes or set apart.
Converting a continuous gray-scale image into dot patterns by using a halftone screen or a screen tint
Method for positioning dots for reproduction of an image by a printer. The two basic methods are halftone, where dots of varying sizes are placed in an exact evenly spaced order; and stochastic, where small dots of the same size are placed in a random-looking variable-spaced distribution on an image. Halftone is also know as amplitude modulation (AM), and stochastic as frequency modulated (FM).
A function of cavalry deployed to prevent enemy reconnaissance from determining the size or movement of the main army.
Circulation of notice within the Army of real property which is no longer required by one Army organization but may be required and useful to another.
An alternative term for shielding.
see Shielding.
Also called Shielding. A technique where a controlling player keeps their body between the ball and a marking opponent.
A first review of the business-plan to determine if it merits further investigation
The method by which managed care organizations limit access to health care for unnecessary reasons. In most HMO's, a phone call to the physician or his or her medical office staff is required before an office visit can be arranged. "Gatekeepers" and concurrent review are other methods of screening patients.
Reviewing large data sets for a specific but common attribute (e.g. long nodules)
Screening is the separation of solid materials of different sizes by causing one component to remain on a surface provided with apertures through which the other component passes. Screen size is determined by the number of openings per running inch. Manufactures wire size will affect size of openings. (-500) 500 openings per inch is maximum for gravity operations due to suspensoid. (Handbook of mineral dressing, Taggert.)
Separation of suspended material into fractions according to form, size and density with the aid of one or more screens
a notice circulated within military agencies describing property which is no longer needed by one military organization but may prove to be useful or needed by another.Through screening, military groups and organizations often find the property that they need for their projects.
To screen a library is to select and isolate individual clones out of the mixture of clones. For example, if you needed a cDNA clone of the pituitary glycoprotein hormone alpha subunit, you would need to make (or buy) a pituitary cDNA library, then screen that library in order to detect and isolate those few bacteria carrying alpha subunit cDNA.
A visually impermeable year-round barrier.
Landscaping and/or physical barriers that are erected to mitigate potential incompatibilities between different types of land uses.
Any obstruction to the path of the radar beam such as mountains, tall buildings, etc.
the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"
used to remove large solids such as, logs, branches,rags and fish in the first stage of treatment.
use of screens to remove coarse floating and suspended solids from sewage.
A primary wastewater treatment process to remove solids.
Screening in economics refers to a strategy of combating adverse selection, one of the potential decision-making complications in cases of asymmetric information. The concept of screening is first developed by Spence (1973), and should be distinguished from signalling, which implies that the informed agent moves first.
Dribbling the ball while keeping your body between the ball and your opponent
Maintaining ball possession while keeping one's body between the ball and the opponent.
A protective braid and/or foil around cables that is designed to improve its EMC characteristics.
Keywords:  controversial, debate, matter
a matter of controversial debate
Exhibition of a movie, typically at a cinema.
Monitoring for masses or suspicious areas in breast tissue.
Keywords:  mesh, plastic, fabric, metal
fabric of metal or plastic mesh
another term for the physical inspection of property prior to bid placement. A customer may screen in person or have a third party screen for them
Keywords:  theater, film, private, showing, public
The showing of a film, either in a public or private theater.
Collecting information that might point to a possible learning disability. A definite diagnosis must be made by a qualified professional.
A form of protection of conducting cable from radio interference.
On Operator Assisted calls one of the services an Operator may provide is to ensure that only validated participants are allowed to access that call.
A measure that looks at a sample of behaviors of an area and/or domain to assist in decisions on a course of action.
Keywords:  motion, picture, display
the display of a motion picture
Searching in libraries for molecules with desired properties
Keywords:  intake, see
see Intake.
Keywords:  electrical, see
See Electrical Screen.