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shadow-casting

Pronunciation: shad'o-kast'ing

Definition: Vacuum evaporation and deposition of a film of carbon or metals such as palladium, platinum, or chromium on a contoured microscopic object to allow the object to be seen in relief with the electron microscope or sometimes with the light microscope.

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