: to divide (something, such as a silicon rod) into wafers
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Chocolate wafers that melt into enticing pools and an optional sprinkling of flaky salt put them over the top.—Washington Post, 6 Dec. 2023 This no-bake treat starts with a package of vanilla wafers, which are crunched up so they can be infused with the flavor of bourbon and toasted pecans.—Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 10 Nov. 2023 About $250,000 worth of the chocolate wafer candies has basically been held hostage, The New York Times reported on Wednesday.—Tori Latham, Robb Report, 8 Nov. 2023 Top bars with banana rounds and vanilla wafers as desired; serve immediately.—John Somerall, Southern Living, 24 Nov. 2023 Think outside the wafer by making this cake roll from Diethood.—People Staff, Peoplemag, 16 Nov. 2023 The wafers come in eight flavors, including, for some reason, clove.—Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times, 1 Nov. 2023 And even as other economies like South Korea and Taiwan built up their own chip industries, Singapore started to expand into design and wafer fabrication.—Bylionel Lim, Fortune, 1 Nov. 2023 GaAs wafers are used in RF equipment, LEDs, and—perhaps most prominently—solar cells.—IEEE Spectrum, 10 Oct. 2023
How To Make Banana Pudding Cheesecake With an impressive ring of vanilla wafers around the edge of the cheesecake, and decadent filling, no one will know how quickly this dessert came together.—Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 22 Nov. 2023 Tips for the Best Banana Pudding Cheesecake For the best banana pudding cheesecake, keep these tips in mind:
Use the crust: Press the crust lightly up the sides of the pan to give the ring of vanilla wafers stability.—Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 22 Nov. 2023 Layer half of vanilla wafers in an 8-inch square baking dish.—Rebecca Lang, Southern Living, 20 Oct. 2023 The blue-and-white Intel theme is only the start of this nifty mod, which resembles an Intel CPU wafer just off the fab.—John Burek, PCMAG, 5 June 2023 Instead, the lasers on the wafer are undercut so that they are attached to the source wafer only by small tethers.—Roel Baets, IEEE Spectrum, 8 Apr. 2023 LAM Research, a company that supplies wafer fabrication equipment and related services to the semiconductor industry saw its last stock split in 2020.—Trefis Team, Forbes, 9 June 2022 Highly energy efficient and often wafer thin, OLEDs are the technology of choice in high-end cellphone displays and televisions.—New York Times, 27 Mar. 2022 The bottom of a L’industrie pie — wafer thin but still somehow pliable — is a miracle of engineering.—New York Times, 17 Dec. 2021 See More
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Middle English, from Anglo-French wafer, walfre, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch wafele waffle