- a film of material only a few microns thick, deposited on a substrate, as in the technology for making integrated circuits.
Origin of thin film
First recorded in 1955–60
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- (of an electronic component, device, or circuit) composed of one or more extremely thin layers of metal, semiconductor, etc, deposited on a ceramic or glass substratethin-film capacitor