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silkscreen

[silk-skreen] /ˈsɪlkˌskrin/
noun
1.
Also called silkscreen process. a printmaking technique in which a mesh cloth is stretched over a heavy wooden frame and the design, painted on the screen by tusche or affixed by stencil, is printed by having a squeegee force color through the pores of the material in areas not blocked out by a glue sizing.
2.
a print made by this technique.
verb (used with object)
3.
to print by silkscreen.
adjective
4.
of, made by, or printed with silkscreen.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; silk + screen
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