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.