polyimide

noun

poly·​imide
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: any of a class of polymeric synthetic resins resistant to high temperatures, wear, and corrosion and used especially for coatings and films

Word History

Etymology

poly- + imide

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of polyimide was in 1945

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“Polyimide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyimide. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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