metallophobia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

metallo- +‎ -phobia

Noun[edit]

metallophobia (uncountable)

  1. (rare) A fear of metal, or of touching metallic objects.
    • 1993, Ralph Dammel, Diazonaphthoquinone-based Resists (page 98)
      The reason behind the lithographers' metallophobia is that metal ion impurities may cause failure of finished IC devices if the metals somehow migrate into the semiconductor material.