electroforming


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e·lec·tro·form

 (ĭ-lĕk′trə-fôrm′)
tr.v. e·lec·tro·formed, e·lec·tro·form·ing, e·lec·tro·forms
To produce or reproduce (an object) by electrodeposition on a mold.

electroforming

(ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌfɔːmɪŋ)
n
(Chemistry) chem a process used to create a metallic object by electrolytic deposition on a mould or matrix
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