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fab

A manufacturing plant that makes semiconductor devices. Many chips are created by "fabless" companies that take their tested designs to a fab for production. Examples of fabs are Intel, Samsung, Renesas (Hitachi-Mitsubishi merger), Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Infineon, STMicroelectronics, NEC, Freescale and Philips.

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You too can be a chip maker. All it takes is roughly USD $10 billion to build a state-of-the-art facility. See process technology.

FAB

On drawings, abbr. for “fabricate.”
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"These are still disputed but their separation from Kensington Palace to go to Frogmore Cottage and the split in the Royal Foundation destroyed the myth of the Fab Four, which was probably always impractical.
The fab four has been rumored to be having a rift for some time now.
"For this, our biggest ever UK tour, we are playing the same venues and towns the Fab Four played back in the days of Beatlemania.
"I don't like the name 'Fab Four', but it's not important whether I like it or not.
Maybe it was Gavin Henson who'd set the trend on that score, actually - using fake tan and getting his body hair lasered - but the 'Fab Four' were quick to follow in Gav's footsteps, and others followed us.
The stage at the venue revolved and The Beatles joined The Cossacks singing Long Tall Sally out of view before the stage revolved and revealed the Fab Four to the audience, who then took over the end of the song.
This unique timepiece paying tribute to the legendary Fab Four is limited to 3,000 pieces.
The Fab Four will take the stage at Indian Ranch at 2 p.m.
Tess Smith, manager, said that the Fab Four are around us in high spirits and wished the challengers best of luck.
But he admits he had been reluctant to go on his first shoot with the Fab Four.
California-based Blue-Beat.com streamed tracks by the Fab Four and other big-name acts before the site was sued and shut down, in November, 2009.
Summary: Beatlemania is set to return with the release of remastered copies of the Fab Four's studio recordings.