Pronunciation: (skrē'ning),[key] —n. 1. the act or work of a person who screens, as in ascertaining the character and competence of applicants, employees, etc.
2. the showing of a motion picture: There will be screenings at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
3. screenings,(used with a sing. or pl. v.) a. undesirable material that has been separated from usable material by means of a screen or sieve: screenings of imperfect grain. b. extremely fine coal.
4. the meshed material used in screens for windows and doors.