methacrylic acid

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meth·a·cryl·ic acid

A colorless corrosive and toxic liquid, C4H6O2, used in the manufacture of acrylic resins and plastics.

methacrylic acid

(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline water-soluble substance used in the manufacture of acrylic resins; 2-methylpropenoic acid. Formula: CH2:C(CH3)COOH

meth′a•cryl′ic ac′id

(ˈmɛθ əˈkrɪl ɪk, ˌmɛθ-)

a liquid acid, C4H6O2.
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Noun1.methacrylic acid - an unsaturated acid (C4H6O2) used to make resins and plasticsmethacrylic acid - an unsaturated acid (C4H6O2) used to make resins and plastics
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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