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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))

Example sentences of the word 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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