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1. silkscreen

noun. a print made using a stencil process in which an image or design is superimposed on a very fine mesh screen and printing ink is squeegeed onto the printing surface through the area of the screen that is not covered by the stencil.

Synonyms

  • print
  • serigraph

Antonyms

  • unavailability

Etymology

  • screen (English)
  • screne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • silk (English)
  • sioloc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. silkscreen

verb. print by silkscreen.

Etymology

  • screen (English)
  • screne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • silk (English)
  • sioloc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with silkscreen


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place the silkscreen onto the surface of the latex roller and pull the paint down the length of the image using a squeegee.

2. Adjective
Place the plate glass over the art, sandwiching the art between the glass and the silkscreen mesh.

3. Verb, past tense
Specialized manufacturing companies silkscreen bank logos onto high-quality, durable plastic cards.

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