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insect screen, window screen

A very light woven-wire used to prevent insects from flying through open windows or doors.

window screen

1. See insect screen.
2. An ornamental grille or lattice fitted into a window opening.
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Much like HD TV is clearer because it has many more pixels, these window screens are clearer because they have a dramatically higher number of openings; there are more than one million openings in our average screen door material," said Maria Smith, Business leader, for GORE inLighten screens.
GORE inLighten screens are made of patent pending ultra-fine material that makes the window screen virtually invisible.
Repair holes in window screens, fill in gaps in window and door frames and cover or remove wall air conditioning units.
Iron window screens, containing figures modeled after Michaelangelo's Medici tombs, and a Palladian-inspired palazzo of rusticated limestone, still front the current property.
Agarwal also wants parents to know that window screens do not prevent kids from falling out of windows, only window guards do.
Meanwhile, the CDC and health experts are still urging residents to wear insect repellent, remove standing water from yards, and secure tattered window screens.
In the same space is Opening of the Closed Center, in which a group of carved wooden window screens and an arrangement of Chinese cabinets and pots shield a Shaker-style caned rocking chair.
4) Scores of examples are illustrated including at least a dozen different balusters, doorways with studded doors and carved surrounds, and numerous 'ventana', the magical window screens.
In the meantime, health officials are encouraging residents to continue taking the same precautions as in the summer months, such as eliminating sources of standing water where mosquitoes are likely to lay eggs; using insect repellent containing DEET; avoiding areas with mosquitoes, especially around dusk and dawn; and securing window screens that may have holes.
Linda's dad had gone outside and scratched on the window screens.
In Bayless's bioreactor, algae grow on membranes of woven fibers resembling window screens interspersed between the Oak Ridge glow plates.
But most of the usual self-protection advice - stay inside, wear insect repellent, check window screens - just don't apply to the homeless.