Origin of stencil
OTHER WORDS FROM stencilsten·cil·er; especially British, sten·cil·ler, noun
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How to use stencil in a sentence
All graffiti is low-level dissent, but stencils have an extra history.
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
But their main gripe is the stencil-welding spray painter is not actually part of the graffiti world.
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.
Long time the girl sat absorbed, her golden colour, her brown-gold hair in harmony with the universal stencil of gold.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Next lay the stencil in a small shallow dish and pour a small quantity of fresh nitric acid over it.
The stencil may be given a final cleaning in a dish of benzine or gasoline, which will remove any remaining wax.
A stencil was cut and copied, and for many days Bouginier's nose appeared on all the walls in Paris.Vie de Bohme|Orlo Williams
Each slight projection makes a hole in the paper, and then the stencil idea begins again.Steam Steel and Electricity|James W. Steele