Procedure much used in electron microscopy, in which a thin layer of material, usually heavy metal or carbon, is deposited onto a surface from one side, in such a way as to cast "shadows". Deposition is usually done by vapourising the metal on an electrode under vacuum.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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