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A trademark for a thermoplastic acrylic resin used as a substitute for glass and in paints and enamels.


a transparent acrylic-based plastic
Also called: Perspex


(ˈlu saɪt)
a transparent or translucent plastic, any of a class of methyl methacrylate ester polymers.
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Noun1.Lucite - a trademark for a transparent thermoplastic acrylic resinLucite - a trademark for a transparent thermoplastic acrylic resin
polymethyl methacrylate - a transparent plastic used as a substitute for glass
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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Coatings formulators can turn to two types of polymers, polyacrylics and polyurethane dispersions (PUDs), to formulate both do-it-yourself (DIY) and industrial coatings.
The polymer can be selected from polymethylmethacrylates, polyolefins, polyimides, polyamides, polydienes, polyacetylenes, polyalkenes, polyacrylics, polymethacrylics, polyvinyl ethers, polyvinyl alcohols, polyacetals, polyvinyl ketones, polyvinyl halides, polyvinyl nitriles, and polystyrenes.
In general, wool gives better protection than silk and cotton; polyester gives better protection than nylon and polyacrylics.