A masking device or material used especially in airbrushing, in photography, in the graphic arts, and in printing. It often refers to a paper or film used to shield areas of an airbrush painting from spray, or printing paper from ink, or photographic paper from light.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • Frisket — Fris ket, n. [F. frisguette. Perhaps so named from the velocity or frequency of its motion. See {Frisk} a.] (Print.) The light frame which holds the sheet of paper to the tympan in printing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frisket — A frisket is any material that protects areas of a work from unintended change. Letterpress On a sheet fed letterpress printing machine, a frisket is a sheet of oiled paper that covers the space between the type or cuts (illustrations) and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Frisket — Frisquette (arts graphiques) Atelier d imprimerie de Jobst Amman. Le volet de gauche est la frisquette. La frisquette est un cache destiné à protéger une feuille de papier des maculages d encre ou de couleurs. L étymologie du mot est inconnue. On …   Wikipédia en Français

  • frisket — noun Etymology: French frisquette, from Middle French Date: circa 1898 a masking device or material used especially in printing or graphic arts …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • frisket — /fris kit/, n. 1. a mask of thin paper laid over an illustration to shield certain areas when using an airbrush. 2. Print. a mask of strong paper set in a rectangular frame attached to the tympan of certain presses and cut up so as to prevent… …   Universalium

  • frisket — noun A thin frame in a printing press that holds the sheet of paper in position and acts as a mask …   Wiktionary

  • Frisket — Бумажная трафаретная рамка; Рашкет; Металлическая рамка (ручного печатного станка, служащая для зажима листа); Планка для зажима передней кромки декеля; Лист с наложенной на него бумажной трафаретной рамкой …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • frisket — [ frɪskɪt] noun N. Amer. (in painting or crafts) an adhesive substance or stencil used to cover areas of a surface on which paint is not wanted. Origin C17: from Fr. frisquette, from Provençal frisqueto, from Sp. frasqueta …   English new terms dictionary

  • frisket — fris·ket …   English syllables

  • frisket — /ˈfrɪskət/ (say friskuht) noun an iron frame to hold in place a sheet of paper to be printed. {French frisquette, feminine of frisquet vivacious} …   Australian English dictionary

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