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3D Printing Glossary

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Confused by all the concepts, jargon, terminology, abbreviations and acronyms used in 3D printing? If so, welcome to our 3D Printing Glossary. We have compiled this big list of 3D printing specific terms and acronyms while providing explanations along with each one in order to help you get up to speed faster.

In addition to this 3D printing glossary page, you will find that all glossary terms are highlighted in orange within our articles and blog posts. Hovering with your mouse over a glossary term will display a tooltip with the term definition. Clicking on it will enable you to follow the links included in those definitions. Some of the definitions are also illustrated with pictures for an easier understanding.