noun \ˈskrim\

Definition of SCRIM

:  a durable plain-woven usually cotton fabric for use in clothing, curtains, building, and industry
:  a theater drop that appears opaque when a scene in front is lighted and transparent or translucent when a scene in back is lighted
:  something likened to a theater scrim

Origin of SCRIM

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1792

Rhymes with SCRIM


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