silk-screen process

silk-screen process
noun
: a stencil process in which coloring matter (as ink, paint, or dye) is forced with a squeegee onto the material to be printed through the meshes of a silk or organdy screen so prepared (as by blocking out with tusche and glue) as to have previous printing areas and impervious nonprinting areas — compare serigraphy

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  • silk-screen process — n. a stencil method of printing a flat color design through a piece of silk or other fine cloth on which all parts of the design not to be printed have been stopped out by an impermeable film silk screen vt …   English World dictionary

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  • silk-screen print — [silk′skrēn΄] n. a print made by the silk screen process: cf. SERIGRAPH * * * …   Universalium

  • silk-screen print — [silk′skrēn΄] n. a print made by the silk screen process: cf. SERIGRAPH …   English World dictionary

  • silk-screen — I. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: silk screen : of, made or done by, or using a silk screen process silk screen printing silk screen method silk screen color II. ˈ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • screen process — noun 1. : an additive three color process in which a mosaic screen composed of minute color elements distributed either in an irregular fashion (as in the autochrome) or in a regular order (as in the Finlay process) is so placed that the light… …   Useful english dictionary

  • silk screen — noun 1. : a screen usually of silk or organdy used in a silk screen process 2. : silk screen process …   Useful english dictionary

  • silk screen — noun Date: 1930 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • silk-screen printing — /sɪlk skrin ˈprɪntɪŋ/ (say silk skreen pringing) noun a process of printing from stencils, which may be photographically made or cut by hand, through a fine mesh of silk, metal or other material. –silk screen print, noun …  

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