RE: EXTERNAL: Re: Re: Re: Who coined the term "3D printing"?

From: Deanda, Jerrold <>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:47:46 +0000

"3D former is redundant..."
How about 3D formicator?


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Subject: EXTERNAL: Re: [rp-ml] Re: Re: Who coined the term "3D printing"?

On 2/16/2017 3:34 PM, Marshall Burns wrote:
>> Then also, "form" is better than "print" as the verb, but what would
>> the noun be? "3D former" is redundant and "former" already means
>> something else. It's insoluble.
> Not insoluble.
> Verb: fabricate abbreviate: fab
> Noun: fabricator abbreviate: fabber

I'm sorry -- fab sucks. Always has, always will. You may have persuaded a few people to use it, but no one other than you has ever liked it.

Bathsheba Grossman Bathsheba Sculpture LLC Free Forms Crystal Proteins

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