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Meaning of ACRYLIC

Pronunciation:  u'krilik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a synthetic fabric
  2. [n]  used especially by artists
  3. [n]  a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives
  4. [n]  polymerized from acrylonitrile

ACRYLIC is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: acrylate resin, acrylic fiber, acrylic paint, acrylic resin
 See Also: Acrilan, cloth, Courtelle, fabric, man-made fiber, material, Orlon, paint, polymethyl methacrylate, polypropenonitrile, synthetic fiber, synthetic resin, textile



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A*cryl"ic\, a. (Chem.)
Of or containing acryl, the hypothetical radical of which
acrolein is the hydride; as, acrylic acid.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acetate, acetate nitrate, alkyd, aminoplast, Bakelite, Buna, casein plastic, cellophane, Celluloid, cellulose acetate, cellulose ether, cellulose nitrate, cellulosic, coumarone-indene, epoxy, fluorocarbon plastic, Formica, furane, lignin, Lucite, melamine, multiresin, Mylar, neoprene, nitrate, nylon, Perspex, phenolic urea, Plexiglas, polyester, polymeric amide, polypropylene, polystyrene, polyvinyl chloride, PVC, resinoid, silicone resin, Styrofoam, Teflon, tetrafluoroethylene, urea, urea formaldehyde, vinyl