mylar

Definitions

Construction

  • A thin, tough, smooth polyester film used as a drafting medium.

Electronics

  • A strong, resistant, and thin polyester film utilized as a substrate for magnetic recording media, such as tapes and diskettes. It is also used as an insulator, as a dielectric in capacitors, and in making protective bags and sleeves. Also called mylar film.

Media Studies

  • (written as Mylar)
    a trade name for a thin strong polyester film used in recording tapes and photography
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