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sten·cil

stencil

 
 
pronunciation:
steIn sl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sheet of some material out of which letters or a pattern has been cut. Paint or ink can pass through stencils to form a design on the surface underneath.
She used a stencil to put a flower pattern on her bedroom wall.
definition 2: a design or letter made by using a stencil.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: stencils, stenciling, stenciled
definition: to produce using a stencil.
I stenciled flowers on my living room walls.