electroforming

[ ih-lek-truh-fawr-ming ]
/ ɪˈlɛk trəˌfɔr mɪŋ /

noun Metallurgy.

the act or process of forming a metallic object by electroplating a removable mandrel or matrix.

Origin of electroforming

First recorded in 1950–55; electro- + forming
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