photolithography

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noun pho·to·li·thog·ra·phy \ˌfō-tō-li-ˈthä-grə-fē\

Definition of photolithography

  1. 1 :  lithography in which photographically prepared plates are used

  2. 2 :  a process involving the photographic transfer of a pattern to a surface for etching (as in producing an integrated circuit)

photolithograph

play \ˌfō-tō-ˈli-thə-ˌgraf\ noun or transitive verb

photolithographic

play \ˌfō-tō-ˌli-thə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

photolithographically

play \ˌfō-tō-ˌli-thə-ˈgra-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of photolithography

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1856


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