Definition of interlayer in English:


Pronunciation /ˈin(t)ərˌlāər/ /ˈɪn(t)ərˌleɪər/


  • A layer sandwiched between two others.

    ‘the broken glass sticks safely to the plastic interlayer’
    • ‘Glass manufacturers and structural engineers are testing not only new glass interlayers, but also new window systems, including mullions, frames and anchors.’
    • ‘When these particles are suspended in water, some of these interlayers absorb the positive ions that exist in the specimen leading to expanding these layers.’
    • ‘Paragon Glass Industries, for example, makes Naturalam decorative laminated safety glass using natural wood interlayers.’
    • ‘Solutia, a major producer of PVB, has developed a new range of interlayers which combine the benefits of PVB with colour and pattern.’
    • ‘Solutia Inc is one of the world's leading providers of glass interlayers for laminated glass installations.’
    • ‘Rather, it produces the material, a polyvinyl butyral, that is the interlayer between two sheets of glass to create the laminate.’
    • ‘The space of the tree and the telephone booths are enveloped in a blanket of laminated glass sandwiching a pvb interlayer of golden coloration and metallic honeycomb pattern.’
    • ‘Dimmable sconces offer soft lighting, while glass doors and windows contain a liquid-crystal interlayer for privacy and light control.’
    • ‘The interlayer between the laminated glass prevents flying glass shards associated with blast-related injuries.’


  • Situated or occurring between two layers.

    ‘the interlayer insulating film’
    • ‘The edges of the substrate are coated with metal layer to provide interlayer connections.’
    • ‘Preliminary analysis suggests that the unusual color of this phlogopite is due to interlayer barium and/or hydronium ions.’
    • ‘The standard stuff of such wires has long been aluminum or aluminum alloys and, in interlayer connectors, tungsten.’
    • ‘The new factory will produce the poly vinyl butyral interlayer film with a capacity of 3,500 tons per year.’
    • ‘Essentially, it is a matter of adding a pigment to the interlayer material between the sheets of glass.’



/ˈin(t)ərˌlāər/ /ˈɪn(t)ərˌleɪər/