micromachining

noun mi·cro·machining \"+\

Definition of micromachining

plural

-s

  1. :  the removing (as in drilling, planing, or shaping) of small amounts of material (such as metal) by action other than that of a sharp-edged tool micromachining done with an electron beam

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of micromachining

micr- + machining, gerund of 2machine


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!