photoresist

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noun pho·to·re·sist \ˈfō-tō-ri-ˌzist, ˌfō-tō-ri-ˈ\

Definition of photoresist

  1. :  a photosensitive resin that loses its resistance to chemical etching when exposed to radiation and is used especially in the transference of a circuit pattern to a semiconductor chip during the production of an integrated circuit

1953

First Known Use of photoresist

1953


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