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  1. 3D printing

    3D printing is any of various processes used to make a three-dimensional object. In 3D printing, additive processes are used, in which successive layers of material are laid down under computer control. These objects can be of almost any shape or geometry, and are produced from a 3D model or other electronic data source. A 3D printer is a type of industrial robot. 3D printing in the term's original sense refers to processes that sequentially deposit material onto a powder bed with inkjet printer heads. More recently the meaning of the term has expanded to encompass a wider variety of techniques such as extrusion and sintering based processes. Technical standards generally use the term additive manufacturing for this broader sense.

Editors Contribution

  1. 3D printing

    Is the variety of computer technology, machinery or processes used to make a three-dimensional object.

    3D printing is currently used in industries including aerospace, architecture, automotive, defense, and medical replacements, among many others.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 3d printing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 3d printing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Barrie:

    The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.

  2. John Milton:

    If we think we regulate printing, thereby to rectfy manners, we must regulate all regulations and pastimes, all that is delightful to man.

  3. Edwin Conklin:

    The probability of life originating from accident is comparable to the probability of the unabridged dictionary resulting from an explosion in a printing shop.

  4. John Masefield:

    Since the printing press came into being, poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man; it has become the amusement and delight of the few.

  5. Takeshi Fujimaki:

    The BOJ has to keep printing, so the value of the yen should fall. And when that happens, inflation will spike. But the BOJ cannot stop inflation. It no longer has a brake.

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