first screen

first screen

(1) The first display screen ever viewed by the public. Depending on whether "screen" means electronic or not, the first screen was either a movie theater screen or a TV set.

(2) The computing device people use most of the time (where they go "first"). First screen is a marketing term that focuses on which devices get the most attention: smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer.
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* During 2010-2016, a total of 359,432 infants in Utah were screened for congenital hypothyroidism, and 130 cases were diagnosed; among these, 98 had an abnormal first screen, and 25 had an abnormal second screen (seven infants were excluded because of missing data).
BOSTON -- Most children diagnosed with type I diabetes who develop celiac disease test positive for celiac autoimmunity at the time of their first screen; thus annual rescreening is necessary only in those with a positive first screen and in those who develop celiac disease symptoms, findings from a retrospective records review suggest.
First screen will preem with Takashi Shimizu's horror pic "The Grudge 2" on Dec.
However, at Cooper Tank Transfer, Kvedaras uses a General Kinematics fingerscreen as the first screen because of the question of wrapping.
After his first screen kiss in forthcoming Harry movie The Goblet Of Fire, actor Daniel will shock fans by sharing passionate smooches with gorgeous Teresa Palmer, in an Aussie-based film called December Boys.
Second, the recently formed Extrusion Group of ACS Group, Wood Dale, Ill., is now offering its first screen changers, melt pumps, and water-ring pelletizers, built by a domestic supplier under private label.
It also forces you to be as inclusive as possible, including as much information and image in the first screen of your home page rather than depending on visitors to scroll down.
Back before movie stars had names, Florence Lawrence filled screens and movie magazines and wowed audiences with what critics called her "talented attractions," In 1908 she became the first screen actress to play Juliet in Romeo and Juliet; the following year she signed with Biograph Studios, where she was dubbed the Girl of a Thousand Faces and, eventually, the Biograph Girl, By the time her name began appearing in print, she was the biggest star in the business, But by the late '30s Lawrence was playing bits at MGM, Destitute and alone, she killed herself in 1938.
When the program starts, the first screen prompts you to check the 1997 tax law changes to see how they may affect your return.
The "First Screen" of a Web site is very valuable cyber real estate for news organizations.
"If information is below the first screen, you have no guarantee that the person who came to your site will still be there one screen later."