Definition of polyimide in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪˈɪmʌɪd/

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[mass noun]
A synthetic resin in which the polymer units are linked by imide groups, used chiefly for heat-resistant films and coatings.
Example sentences
  • An example of this type of adhesive is polyimide that is formed by the polymerization reaction of an aromatic amine with an aromatic anhydride.
  • An alkyldiamine having excellent polymerization reactivity, a polyimide comprising it as a constituting element, and a liquid crystal alignment film excellent in uniformity of liquid crystal alignment, are presented.
  • In a previous report, we created regular arrays of micron-size pillars and holes spaced at 10 m on glass surfaces using photosensitive polyimide for studies of neutrophil behaviors.

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