etching

(redirected from etcher)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

etching

 [ech´ing]
the cutting of a hard surface such as metal or glass by a corrosive chemical, usually an acid, in order to create a design.
acid etching etching of dental enamel with an acid in order to roughen the surface, increase retention of resin sealant, and promote mechanical retention.

etching

[ech′ing]
the cutting of a hard surface, such as metal or glass, by a corrosive chemical, usually an acid, to create a design.

etching,

n a process used to decalcify the superficial layers of enamel as a step in the application of sealants or bonding agents in preventive dentistry and orthodontics. The agent of choice is phosphoric acid in concentrations of 30% to 40%.

etching

References in periodicals archive ?
Calling her study preliminary, Etcher said this new treatment needs to be studied with a larger sample and different demographics.
4 Wipe up the excess liquid etcher as soon as you're done scrubbing each section Then move on to the next section.
We felt like we had them on their heels and we just kept the pressure on," Etcher said.
I just saw it sitting there and just tried to get a piece of it," said Etcher, who also scored last year against Chatsworth.
Etcher was one of several ECR players that repeatedly sacrificed their body on the water-logged field to intercept passes or deflect shots, with Lindsey Forte, Sasha Scott and Erin O'Leary all doing their part to protect the lead.
Although Etcher can already envision a third career trip to East L.
With the semiconductor industry technology roadmap (ITRS) continuing to contract, the design of the MASK ETCHER V(TM) tool demonstrates micro-lithography and ultra-high resolution mask making are key success factors for the future of semiconductors.
This is the market consultation for an ICP (Inductive Coupled Plasma) cluster system with 2 modules; 1 deep silicon etcher and 1 metal etcher.
Contract notice: Ion Beam Etcher for nanofabrication.
We appreciate Elpida's selection of the AdvantEdge etcher, which demonstrates the exceptional value of the system in the challenging environment of high-volume memory production, where advanced technological capability and cost-effectiveness are both key to profitability," said Tom St.