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2012-07-12 07:05:59

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 3D printing has emerged as a crucial tool for designers and the DIY crowd. But some people believe it might just revive manufacturing, and hopefully jobs, in the U.S. A 3D printer deposits material in designated patterns, just like laser or ink-jet printers deposit ink on paper. But the new style printers deposit material - generally a polymer - that forms a three-dimensional object. Objects are built one layer at a time. Companies...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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