silk-screen definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- 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 surface. Also called screen-printing, silk-screen process.
- A print made by this method.
- silkˈ-screenˌ verb
Variant of silk-screen process
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 transitive verb