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screen-print

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Definition of screen-print in English:

verb

[with object] (often as adjective screen-printed)
Force ink or metal on to (a surface) through a prepared screen of fine material so as to create a picture or pattern: screen-printed clothing slate can be screen-printed to create a lasting and impressive image (as noun screen-printing) screen-printing has become a major medium for the living artist
More example sentences
  • The new drawings are each based on a gray, screen-printed line drawing of an upscale living room, conservatively furnished.
  • The treatment of the face in this 1975 portfolio of ten screen-printed portraits of African Americans contrasts sharply with the celebrity faces discussed above.
  • He does a fine screen-printed T-shirt but designer Adrian Hailwood does the expensive garb as well.

noun

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(screen print) A picture or design produced by screen-printing.
Example sentences
  • A famous example for a silk screen print is Andy Warhol's popular print series of Marilyn Monroe from 1967.
  • It's a screen print on transfer paper, with specialty inks and processes.
  • The T-shirts screen print was designed by Becky and says ‘Paranormal activity investigators’ complete with the image of a ghost.

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