Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

photolithography

play
noun pho·to·li·thog·ra·phy \-li-ˈthä-grə-fē\

Definition of photolithography

  1. 1 :  lithography in which photographically prepared plates are used

  2. 2 :  a process involving the photographic transfer of a pattern to a surface for etching (as in producing an integrated circuit)

photolithograph

play \-ˈli-thə-ˌgraf\ noun or transitive verb

photolithographic

play \-ˌli-thə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

photolithographically

play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin and Etymology of photolithography

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1856


Learn More about photolithography


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up photolithography? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).