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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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Repair holes in window screens, fill in gaps in window and door frames and cover or remove wall air conditioning units.
Tenders are invited for A single construction contract for removal of existing windows and screens, and the installation of new windows and window screens.
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.
But most of the usual self-protection advice - stay inside, wear insect repellent, check window screens - just don't apply to the homeless.
Water in wading pools, birdbaths and pet bowls should be changed several times a week and door and window screens should be checked for tears and holes.