screen

Part of speech: noun

A sieve.

Part of speech: verb

To shield from observation or annoyance.

Part of speech: verb

To sift.

Part of speech: noun

Anything that shields, as a light partition.

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Usage examples "screen":

  1. Putting it down, he goes towards the table behind the screen, and sees. - "The Fugitive (Third Series Plays)", John Galsworthy.
  2. Something in her manner caused him to move his right arm, as if he would have liked to screen the cage. - "Apron-Strings", Eleanor Gates.
  3. Let the front be of rat- tight netting or heavy screen. - "The Dollar Hen", Milo M. Hastings.