a device for applying a pattern, design, words, etc., to a surface, consisting of a thin sheet of cardboard, metal, or other material from which figures or letters have been cut out, a coloring substance, ink, etc., being rubbed, brushed, or pressed over the sheet, passing through the perforations and onto the surface.
the letters, designs, etc., produced on a surface by this method.
verb (used with object), stenciled, stenciling or (especially British) stencilled, stencilling.
to mark or paint (a surface) by means of a stencil.
to produce (letters, figures, designs, etc.) by means of a stencil.
a device for applying a design, characters, etc, to a surface, consisting of a thin sheet of plastic, metal, cardboard, etc in which the design or characters have been cut so that ink or paint can be applied through the incisions onto the surface
a decoration, design, or characters produced in this way
verb (transitive) -cils, -cilling, -cilled (US) -cils, -ciling, -ciled
to mark (a surface) with a stencil
to produce (characters or a design) with a stencil
noun 1. (Marie Henri Beyle) 1783–1842, French novelist and critic. noun 1. original name Marie Henri Beyle. 1783–1842, French writer, who anticipated later novelists in his psychological analysis of character. His two chief novels are Le Rouge et le noir (1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (1839) Stendhal [(sten-dahl)] The nom de plume of the […]
noun 1. a British light submachine gun. noun 1. a light 9 mm sub-machine-gun formerly used in the British Army and Commonwealth forces, developed during World War II
stenion sten·i·on (stěn’ē-ŏn’) n. The termination in either temporal fossa of the shortest transverse diameter of the skull.
noun 1. Ingemar (“Silent Swede”) born 1956, Swedish Alpine skier.