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photolithography

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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)

pho·to·lith·o·graph play \-ˈli-thə-ˌgraf\ noun or transitive verb
pho·to·lith·o·graph·ic play \-ˌli-thə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective
pho·to·lith·o·graph·i·cal·ly play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of photolithography

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1856


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