Definition of maleimide
: a cyclic imide C4H2O2NH of maleic acid used in high-temperature polymers The polymer is formed through the … cycloaddition of a compound containing four furan diene units … and an amine with three maleimide dienophiles … — Cheryl Hogue, Chemical & Engineering News, 4 Mar. 2002
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