electroless

adjective

elec·​tro·​less i-ˈlek-ˌtrō-ləs How to pronounce electroless (audio)
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: being or involving deposition of metal by chemical means instead of by electrodeposition

Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of electroless was in 1947

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“Electroless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electroless. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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