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To investigate stocks for potential investment according to a predetermined set of criteria. For example, an investor may screen stocks according to the lowest price, the most market capitalization, the most favorable price-earnings ratio, or any number of other variables. One may also combine criteria while screening stocks. The process is designed to help one make the best investment decisions, and is often accomplished with the help of a computer.


the process of evaluating product ideas in terms of consumer acceptance, technical feasibility and cost. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
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In this case, we are reasonably confident about our prevalence estimate, which was derived from the multiphasic screening project reported by Gilbertsen.
At enrollment, approximately 60% of the HIE families were randomly selected to undergo a multiphasic screening examination.

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