Meaning of screen process in English:

screen process

Pronunciation /ˈskriːn ˌprəʊsɛs/


  • 1Photography
    historical Any of various processes for producing photographic prints or photoengravings in which one or more screens are used to filter light in order to produce a particular effect; (in later use) specifically one in which light is filtered through a mosaic screen during exposure in order to produce colour photographs.

    Frequently with distinguishing word.

  • 2The process of screen printing; = "screen printing".

    Recorded earliest in attributive use.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Wilson's Photographic Magazine. From screen + process.