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Scalp vs. Screen

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  • Scalp (noun)

    The top of the head; the skull.

    "skull"

  • Scalp (noun)

    The part of the head where the hair grows from, or used to grow from.

  • Scalp (noun)

    A part of the skin of the head, with the hair attached, formerly cut or torn off from an enemy by warriors in some cultures as a token of victory.

    "Some tribes used to collect scalps to prove how many of the enemy they had killed in battle."

  • Scalp (noun)

    The skin of the head of a stag with the horns attached.

  • Scalp (noun)

    A victory, especially at the expense of someone else.

  • Scalp (noun)

    A bed or stratum of shellfish.

    "scaup"

  • Scalp (noun)

    The top; the summit.

    "summit"

  • Scalp (verb)

    To remove the scalp (part of the head from where the hair grows), by brutal act or accident.

  • Scalp (verb)

    To resell, especially tickets, usually for an inflated price, often illegally.

    "resell"

    "Tickets were being scalped for $300."

  • Scalp (verb)

    On an open outcry exchange trading floor, to buy and sell rapidly for one's own account, aiming to buy from a seller and a little later sell to a buyer, making a small profit from the difference (roughly the amount of the bid/offer spread, or less).

  • Scalp (verb)

    To screen or sieve ore before further processing.

    "sieve"

    "scalped ore"

  • Scalp (verb)

    To remove the skin of.

  • Scalp (verb)

    To remove the grass from.

  • Scalp (verb)

    To destroy the political influence of.

  • Scalp (verb)

    To brush the hairs or fuzz from (wheat grains, etc.) in the process of high milling.

  • Screen (noun)

    A physical divider intended to block an area from view, or provide shelter from something dangerous.

    "a fire screen"

  • Screen (noun)

    A material woven from fine wires intended to block animals or large particles from passing while allowing gasses, liquids and finer particles to pass.

  • Screen (noun)

    The informational viewing area of electronic devices, where output is displayed.

  • Screen (noun)

    The viewing surface or area of a movie, or moving picture or slide presentation.

  • Screen (noun)

    One of the individual regions of a video game, etc. divided into separate screens.

  • Screen (noun)

    The visualised data or imagery displayed on a computer screen.

    "After you turn on the computer, the login screen appears."

  • Screen (noun)

    An offensive tactic in which a player stands so as to block a defender from reaching a teammate.

    "pick"

  • Screen (noun)

    The protective netting which protects the audience from flying objects

    "Jones caught the foul up against the screen."

  • Screen (noun)

    An erection of white canvas or wood placed on the boundary opposite a batsman to make the ball more easily visible.

  • Screen (noun)

    A stencil upon a framed mesh through which paint is forced onto printed-on material; the frame with the mesh itself.

  • Screen (noun)

    A collection of less-valuable vessels that travel with a more valuable one for the latter's protection.

  • Screen (noun)

    A dwarf wall or partition carried up to a certain height for separation and protection, as in a church, to separate the aisle from the choir, etc.

  • Screen (noun)

    A technique used to identify genes so as to study gene functions.

  • Screen (noun)

    A large scarf.

  • Screen (verb)

    To filter by passing through a screen.

    "Mary screened the beans to remove the clumps of gravel."

  • Screen (verb)

    To shelter or conceal.

  • Screen (verb)

    To remove information, or censor intellectual material from viewing.

    "The news report was screened because it accused the politician of wrongdoing."

  • Screen (verb)

    To present publicly (on the screen).

    "The news report will be screened at 11:00 tonight."

  • Screen (verb)

    To fit with a screen.

    "We need to screen this porch. These bugs are driving me crazy."

  • Screen (verb)

    To examine patients or treat a sample in order to detect a chemical or a disease, or to assess susceptibility to a disease.

  • Screen (verb)

    To search chemical libraries by means of a computational technique in order to identify chemical compounds which would potentially bind to a given biological target such as a protein.

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  • Scalp (noun)

    A bed of oysters or mussels.

  • Scalp (noun)

    That part of the integument of the head which is usually covered with hair.

  • Scalp (noun)

    A part of the skin of the head, with the hair attached, cut or torn off from an enemy by the Indian warriors of North America, as a token of victory.

  • Scalp (noun)

    Fig.: The top; the summit.

  • Scalp

    To deprive of the scalp; to cut or tear the scalp from the head of.

  • Scalp

    To remove the skin of.

  • Scalp

    To brush the hairs or fuzz from, as wheat grains, in the process of high milling.

  • Scalp (verb)

    To make a small, quick profit by slight fluctuations of the market; - said of brokers who operate in this way on their own account.

  • Screen (noun)

    Anything that separates or cuts off inconvenience, injury, or danger; that which shelters or conceals from view; a shield or protection; as, a fire screen.

  • Screen (noun)

    A dwarf wall or partition carried up to a certain height for separation and protection, as in a church, to separate the aisle from the choir, or the like.

  • Screen (noun)

    A surface, as that afforded by a curtain, sheet, wall, etc., upon which an image, as a picture, is thrown by a magic lantern, solar microscope, etc.

  • Screen (noun)

    A long, coarse riddle or sieve, sometimes a revolving perforated cylinder, used to separate the coarser from the finer parts, as of coal, sand, gravel, and the like.

  • Screen (noun)

    An erection of white canvas or wood placed on the boundary opposite a batsman to enable him to see ball better.

  • Screen (noun)

    a netting, usu. of metal, contained in a frame, used mostly in windows or doors to allow in fresh air while excluding insects.

  • Screen (noun)

    The surface of an electronic device, as a television set or computer monitor, on which a visible image is formed. The screen is frequently the surface of a cathode-ray tube containing phosphors excited by the electron beam, but other methods for causing an image to appear on the screen are also used, as in flat-panel displays.

  • Screen (noun)

    The motion-picture industry; motion pictures.

  • Screen

    To provide with a shelter or means of concealment; to separate or cut off from inconvenience, injury, or danger; to shelter; to protect; to protect by hiding; to conceal; as, fruits screened from cold winds by a forest or hill.

  • Screen

    To pass, as coal, gravel, ashes, etc., through a screen in order to separate the coarse from the fine, or the worthless from the valuable; to sift.

  • Screen

    to examine a group of objects methodically, to separate them into groups or to select one or more for some purpose.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Scalp (noun)

    the skin that covers the top of the head;

    "they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy"

  • Scalp (verb)

    sell illegally, as on the black market

  • Scalp (verb)

    remove the scalp of;

    "The enemies were scalped"

  • Screen (noun)

    a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing

  • Screen (noun)

    something that keeps things out or hinders sight;

    "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"

  • Screen (noun)

    display on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube on which is electronically created

  • Screen (noun)

    a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something;

    "they crouched behind the screen"

    "under cover of darkness"

  • Screen (noun)

    protective covering consisting of a metallic netting mounted in a frame and covering windows or doors (especially for protection against insects)

  • Screen (noun)

    a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles

  • Screen (noun)

    a door that is a screen to keep insects from entering a building through the open door;

    "he heard the screen slam as she left"

  • Screen (noun)

    partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space

  • Screen (verb)

    test or examine for the presence of disease or infection;

    "screen the blood for the HIV virus"

  • Screen (verb)

    examine methodically;

    "screen the suitcases"

  • Screen (verb)

    examine in order to test suitability;

    "screen these samples"

    "screen the job applicants"

  • Screen (verb)

    project onto a screen for viewing;

    "screen a film"

  • Screen (verb)

    prevent from entering;

    "block out the strong sunlight"

  • Screen (verb)

    separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

  • Screen (verb)

    protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

Princeton's WordNet

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