a colorless, odorless, toxic crystalline compound, C 3 H 5 NO, soluble in water, alcohol, and acetone: used in the synthesis of and other organic materials, as textile fibers, in the processing of ore, and in the treatment of sewage. acrylamide (ə-krĭl’ə-mīd’) A chemical compound that is derived from acrylic acid and easily forms polymers. […]
a salt or ester of an .
- Acrylic resin
any of a group of thermoplastic resins formed by polymerizing the esters of amides of acrylic or methacrylic acid: used chiefly where transparency is desired, as in the methacrylate resins Lucite and Plexiglas. noun any of a group of polymers or copolymers of acrylic acid, its esters, or amides, used as synthetic rubbers, textiles, paints, […]
a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase or series of words and pronounced as a separate word, as Wac from Women’s Army Corps, OPEC from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or loran from long-range navigation. a set of initials representing a name, organization, or the […]