Definition of frisket in English:

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frisket

Pronunciation: /ˈfriskit/

noun

Printing
1A thin metal frame keeping the paper in position during printing on a hand press.
1.1US Fluid or adhesive paper used in painting or crafts to cover areas of a surface on which paint is not wanted.
Example sentences
  • Next, I decided to try something new and have students block out the shapes that they had drawn with some frisket, which is masking film commonly used by airbrush artists.
  • He has mastered a technique of successive washes using masking friskets and dry brush, making the fish come to life on paper.
  • They particularly loved the shadow-box assignment and working with the frisket.

Origin

Late 17th century: from French frisquette, from Provençal frisqueto, from Spanish frasqueta.

Words that rhyme with frisket

biscuit, brisket

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: fris·ket

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