- 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 screenprinting, silk-screen process.
- A print made by this method.
- A sheet of material (originally silk but now synthetic) with areas that are porous to ink and others that are non-porous to allow printing of images, such as on T-shirts.
(third-person singular simple present silkscreens, present participle silkscreening, simple past and past participle silkscreened)
- To use a silkscreen to apply an image.
silk + screen
Variant of silk-screen process