: 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)

Word History


phot- + fabrication

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of photofabrication was in 1967

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“Photofabrication.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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