al·​si·​film | \ ˈalsəˌfilm \
plural -s

Definition of alsifilm

: an oil-resistant and heat-resistant material produced in sheets from a gel of bentonite and used especially for electrical insulation

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First Known Use of alsifilm

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alsifilm

aluminum silicate + film

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“Alsifilm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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