verb (used with object), sten·ciled, sten·cil·ing or (especially British) sten·cilled, sten·cil·ling.
Words nearby stencil
Origin of stencil
OTHER WORDS FROM stencilsten·cil·er; especially British, sten·cil·ler, noun
Examples from the Web for stencil
Gordon picked up a pair secondhand and began to stencil then onto blank canvases with spray paint.Kim Gordon: Going Solo After Sonic Youth, and Why She Identifies With ‘Girls’|Andrew Romano|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the microbes moved toward the light to carry out photosynthesis, they projected the image of the stencil.
A Banksyesque stencil of Einstein carries a sign bearing the most unBanksyesque: message LOVE IS THE ANSWER.
The stencil board that you can buy is very hard for little fingers to cut, besides being expensive.The Library of Work and Play: Needlecraft|Effie Archer Archer
I pack my first-grade apples in barrels pressed full, then headed, marked with a stencil, and hauled to market on a wagon.The Apple|Various
Some appropriate design, in a grayed color, may be put on with stencil if desired.Toy Craft|Leon H. Baxter
Then the stone was wetted, the stencil laid on it and the uncovered parts of the stones inked-in with the right color.The Invention of Lithography|Alois Senefelder
Can you think of any reason why the use of the typewriter on stencil may have been done?Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy