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You design the components of a chip—its wires and semiconductors—and then etch them into a series of “masks,” much as you make a stencil to put a pattern on a T-shirt.

Presently, the oldest known examples are some 40,000 years in age, consisting of paintings and hand stencils on Sulawesi island in Indonesia and in the El Castillo cave in Spain.

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All graffiti is low-level dissent, but stencils have an extra history.

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Gordon picked up a pair secondhand and began to stencil then onto blank canvases with spray paint.

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.

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.

Each slight projection makes a hole in the paper, and then the stencil idea begins again.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stencil, such as: arrangement, decoration, device, diagram, figure, and guide.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.