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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A synthetic polymer, containing repeating imide groups, that is resistant to high temperatures, wear, and corrosion, used primarily as a coating or film.

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  • noun chemistry Any polymer whose monomers are imides; used to make high-temperature resins

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Examples

  • NY Industries, the new thick-film circuit system uses a specially formed conductive paste on heat-resistant substrates such as polyimide and PEN.

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  • The actual ones that have been built and (unsuccessfully) flown have all had a polyimide film basis (Kapton or Mylar) because it is a more robust material per mass unit.

    Reader's Consensus: Develop a new launch vehicle - NASA Watch

  • Ultimately, the ability to deposit thin film PV (amorphous SI, CIGS, CdTe, or hybrid cells) on polymer substrates by reel to reel manufacturing (higher tech version of mylar potato chip bags or flexible polyimide computer peripheral cables) would be expected to be significantly less expensive per watt than silicon, but neither technology is static. —

    Thin Film Solar Companies Raise Hundreds of Millions in Financing - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Thanks to flexibility provided by the polyimide film the mono-logger done with printable electronics is easier to install inside the boot than the old version.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Thanks to flexibility provided by the polyimide film the mono-logger done with printable electronics is easier to install inside the boot than the old version.

    Archive 2008-11-03

  • The sensor arrays are built layer by layer on polyimide films.

    10/01/2003 - 11/01/2003

  • The sensor arrays are built layer by layer on polyimide films.

    Archive 2003-10-01

  • The sensor arrays are built layer by layer on polyimide films.

    Robotic Nation Evidence

  • "It's an aromatic polyimide," Pokier putting the gun back in his shirt.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • The researchers sandwiched these components between two protective layers of polyimide, a type of polymer.

    Boing Boing

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