photofabrication

noun
pho·​to·​fabrication | \¦fōtˌō+\

Definition of photofabrication 

: a process for manufacturing components (such as microcircuits) in which a design is photographed, reduced, and chemically etched on a surface (as of a semiconductor)

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First Known Use of photofabrication

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for photofabrication

phot- + fabrication

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