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Meaning of silkscreen

silk•screen

Pronunciation: (silk'skrēn"), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda printmaking technique in which a mesh cloth is stretched over a heavy wooden frame and the design, painted on the screen by tusche or affixed by stencil, is printed by having a squeegee force color through the pores of the material in areas not blocked out by a glue sizing.
  2. a print made by this technique.
—v.t.
  1. to print by silkscreen.
—adj.
  1. of, made by, or printed with silkscreen.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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