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Pronunciation: (silk'skrēn"), [key]
n.
1. Also called silk'screen proc"ess. a 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.
to print by silkscreen.

adj.
of, made by, or printed with silkscreen.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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