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foundry

A semiconductor manufacturer that makes chips for third parties. It may be a large chip maker that sells its excess manufacturing capacity or one that makes chips exclusively for other companies. No less than two billion dollars is needed to construct a twenty-first century, high-production semiconductor manufacturing plant. See fabless and IDM.



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