Of or pertaining to a company that does not make its own silicon wafers and primarily concerns itself with research and design. (adjective)
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Use "fabless" in a sentence
"This is a tough business, the so-called fabless chipmaking for analog ICs, which allows optimizing of such settings as brightness and power efficiency they are distinct from digital microprocessors which handle on/off commands."
"It will operate a so-called fabless venture, relying on other companies to manufacture the microchips it designs."
"Telegent designs and markets its chips but is a so-called fabless semiconductor maker, or one that doesn't have its own manufacturing facility to fabricate chips."