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screenings

In passing sand or aggregate through a sieve, that portion which is retained on the sieve.
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I explained our predicament, and stated that with what screening force remained I should continue in the air, making as rapid headway toward St.
When I saw that we soon would touch, I ordered the ship brought around broadside to the wind, and there we hovered a moment until a huge wave reached up and seized us upon its crest, and then I gave the order that suddenly reversed the screening force, and let us into the ocean.
I am not sure that I do right in screening him from the punishment he deserves, but he has lived in this house, man and boy, for a dozen years, and I should be sorry if for this one day's work he made a miserable end.
All screening self-excuse, which rarely falls quite away while others respect us, forsook him for an instant, and he stood face to face with the first great irrevocable evil he had ever committed.
When the lights had been brought into the room all the panes had turned inky black; for the night had come and the garden was full of tall bushes and trees screening off the gas lamps of the main alley of the Prado.
Screening her face she sobbed more steadily than she had yet done, her shoulders rising and falling with great regularity.
Turan permitted the flier to drift closer behind the screening hills, and then when he could advance no farther without fear of discovery, he dropped the craft gently to ground in a little ravine, and leaping over the side made her fast to a stout tree.
As he spoke, a dozen men rushed forward, each screening himself behind a huge fardel of brushwood.
She was sitting in an armchair placed sideways, screening the light of the candle from him, and was knitting a stocking.
He was, besides, the best sacrifice the higgler could make, as he had supplied him with no game since; and by this means the witness had an opportunity of screening his better customers: for the squire, being charmed with the power of punishing Black George, whom a single transgression was sufficient to ruin, made no further enquiry.
15-year followup of a population based prostate cancer screenings study.
In the two screenings, or in the interim, 484 participants were diagnosed with lung cancer.