bismaleimide

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noun bis·ma·le·imide \ˌbi-smə-ˈlē-ə-ˌmīd, -ˈlā-\

Definition of bismaleimide

plural

bismaleimides

chemistry

  1. :  a compound with two maleimide groups used in polymer chemistry Common matrix materials include epoxy, bismaleimide, polyimide, and phenolic (phenol-formaldehyde) resins. — Mitch Jacoby, Chemical & Engineering News, 30 Aug. 2004

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Origin and Etymology of bismaleimide

bis- + maleimide


First Known Use: 1977


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