freeze-etching

noun
freeze-etch·​ing | \ ˈfrēz-ˌe-chiŋ How to pronounce freeze-etching (audio) \

Definition of freeze-etching

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

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freeze-etched \ ˈfrēz-​ˌecht How to pronounce freeze-etching (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of freeze-etching

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Freeze-etching.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/freeze-etching. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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freeze-etching

noun
freeze-etch·​ing | \ ˈfrē-ˈzech-iŋ How to pronounce freeze-etching (audio) \

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