a childhood memory, perhaps recalled falsely, that screens out a more distressing recollection.
(psychoanal) a memory that is tolerable but allied to a distressing event and which is unconsciously used to hide the distressing memory
screen memory n.
In psychoanalysis, the memory of an unacceptable but tolerable experience that unconsciously serves the purpose of concealing the memory of an associated experience that is more significant but emotionally more difficult to recall.
noun, Digital Technology. 1. a unique sequence of characters that a person chooses to use for identification purposes when interacting with others online, as in computer games, instant messaging, or forums.
noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letter) (formerly) bingo played in a movie theater.
noun 1. an album in which pictures, newspaper clippings, etc., may be pasted or mounted. noun 1. a book or album of blank pages in which to mount newspaper cuttings, pictures, etc
verb (used with object), scraped, scraping. 1. to deprive of or free from an outer layer, adhering matter, etc., or to smooth by drawing or rubbing something, especially a sharp or rough instrument, over the surface: to scrape a table to remove paint and varnish. 2. to remove (an outer layer, adhering matter, etc.) in […]