freeze-etching

noun freeze-etch·ing \ ˈfrēz-ˌe-chiŋ \

Definition of freeze-etching

: freeze fracture that includes the sublimation of surface ice following fracturing especially to reveal additional detail; broadly : freeze fracture

freeze-etched

play \ˈfrēz-ˌecht\ adjective

First Known Use of freeze-etching

1968

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freeze-etching

noun freeze-etch·ing \ ˈfrē-ˈzech-iŋ \

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