transitive verb see silk screen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • silk-screen — also silk·screen (sĭlkʹskrēn ) n. 1. A stencil method of printmaking in which a design is imposed on a screen of silk or other fine mesh, with blank areas coated with an impermeable substance, and ink is forced through the mesh onto the printing… …   Universalium

  • silk screen — adj [only before noun] silk screen prints are made by forcing paint or ink onto a surface through a stretched piece of cloth >silk screen n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • silk-screen — silk ,screen adjective printed by silk screen, or related to this method of printing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • silk screen — silk ,screen noun uncount a method of printing designs on a surface by forcing ink or paint through a thin cloth …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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

  • silk-screen — also silkscreen ADJ: ADJ n Silk screen printing is a method of printing patterns onto cloth by forcing paint or dyes through silk or similar material. screen prints. Andy Warhol silk screen portrait of Marilyn Monroe …   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 a screen of fine mesh used in screen printing. verb (silk screen) print, decorate, or reproduce using a silk screen …   English new terms 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 — /ˈsɪlk skrin / (say silk skreen) verb (t) to produce by silk screen printing. Also, screen print …   Australian English dictionary

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