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silk screen

noun

Simple Definition of silk screen

  • : a method of printing in which ink or paint is forced through a stretched piece of silk cloth

  • : a print that is made by silk screen

Full Definition of silk screen

  1. :  a stencil process in which coloring matter is forced onto the material to be printed through the meshes of a silk or organdy screen so prepared as to have pervious printing areas and impervious nonprinting areas; also :  a print made by this process

silk–screen transitive verb

Examples of silk screen

  1. artists who work in silk screen

  2. He decorated the office with paintings and silkscreens.



1930

First Known Use of silk screen

1930


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