a colorless, corrosive liquid, C 3 H 4 O 2 , having an acrid odor, usually derived from acrolein by oxidation: used especially in the synthesis of acrylic resins.
a colourless corrosive pungent liquid, miscible with water, used in the manufacture of acrylic resins. Formula: CH2:CHCOOH Systematic name propenoic acid
A colorless, corrosive liquid that readily forms polymers. It is used to make plastics, paints, synthetic rubbers, and textiles. Chemical formula: C3H4O2.
- Acrylic ester
any of a series of esters derived from the acrylic acids. Historical Examples It forms an addition product with acrylic ester, which on heating loses nitrogen and leaves trimethylene dicarboxylic ester. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4 Various
- Acrylic fiber
any of the group of synthetic textile fibers, as Orlon, made by the polymerization of acrylonitrile as the principal component with one or more other monomers. acrylic fiber Any of numerous synthetic fibers polymerized from acrylonitrile.
- Acrylic fibre
noun a textile fibre, such as Orlon or Acrilan, produced from acrylonitrile
of or derived from . . . a paint, prepared especially for artists, in which an serves as a vehicle. a painting done with this type of paint: She sold several acrylics during the show. Contemporary Examples The coat (available in both denim and acrylic) was reportedly created in 2004, though it is still awaiting […]