polyimide

noun
poly·​imide | \ ¦pälē+ \

Definition of polyimide

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

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First Known Use of polyimide

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for polyimide

poly- + imide

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“Polyimide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyimide. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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