scrim

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noun \ˈskrim\

Definition of scrim

  1. 1 :  a durable plain-woven usually cotton fabric for use in clothing, curtains, building, and industry

  2. 2 :  a theater drop that appears opaque when a scene in front is lighted and transparent or translucent when a scene in back is lighted

  3. 3 :  something likened to a theater scrim

Origin and Etymology of scrim

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First Known Use: 1792


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