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photoresist

[ foh-toh-ri-zist ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊ rɪˈzɪst /
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noun
Electronics. a photosensitive liquid polymer, used in photolithography to produce integrated circuits.
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Origin of photoresist

First recorded in 1950–55; photo- + resist
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How to use photoresist in a sentence

  • Granted to my colleagues and myself in 2005, it was for a topcoat waterproof material for a photoresist—a light-sensitive substance used to make circuit patterns for semiconductor chips.

    How patents help us invent the future|Matthew Heimer|January 13, 2021|Fortune
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