micromachining

noun
mi·​cro·​machining | \ "+ \
plural -s

Definition of micromachining

: 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

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First Known Use of micromachining

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for micromachining

micr- + machining, gerund of machine entry 2

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“Micromachining.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/micromachining. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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