The action or process of making a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model, typically by laying down many thin layers of a material in succession: if you use 3D printing for prototypes you will simply be able to go to market faster
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- An additional reverse-engineering trend is the high-tech world of 3D printing using yet another neutral file format, STL.
- And so there's now 3D printing for office applications in addition to machines for the factory floor.
- Other barriers to 3D printing have also dropped.
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