mylar

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Etymology[edit]

From a trademark.

Noun[edit]

mylar (countable and uncountable, plural mylars)

  1. A polyester film; see PET film (biaxially oriented).
    • 1996, Rangachar Kasturi, Karl Tombre, Graphics recognition: methods and applications
      The heavy use causes the mylars to develop extensive local warping...
    • 2003, R A Hanel, Exploration of the solar system by infrared remote sensing‎
      In the far infrared a self-supporting layer, such as a sheet of mylar stretched over a plane circular surface, is widely used.
    • 2007, Thomas Petruzzellis, 22 Radio and Receiver Projects for the Evil Genius‎
      This table provides the value of alphanumeric coded ceramic, mylar and mica capacitors...

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