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a·cryl·ic

 (ə-krĭl′ĭk)
n.
1. An acrylic resin.
2.
a. A paint containing acrylic resin.
b. A painting done in acrylic resin.
3. Any of numerous synthetic fibers polymerized from acrylonitrile.


a·cryl′ic adj.

acrylic

(əˈkrɪlɪk)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) of, derived from, or concerned with acrylic acid
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) short for acrylic fibre, acrylic resin
2. (Elements & Compounds) a paint or colour containing acrylic resin
[C20: from acrolein + -yl + -ic]

a•cryl•ic

(əˈkrɪl ɪk)

adj.
1. of or derived from acrylic acid.
n.
4. a paint with an acrylic resin as vehicle.
5. a painting done in acrylic.
[1855–60; acr (olein) + -yl + -ic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acrylic - polymerized from acrylonitrileacrylic - polymerized from acrylonitrile  
man-made fiber, synthetic fiber - fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes
2.acrylic - a glassy thermoplasticacrylic - a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives
Acrilan, polypropenonitrile - acrylic resin used to make a strong soft crease-resistant fabric (trade name Acrilan)
polymethyl methacrylate - a transparent plastic used as a substitute for glass
synthetic resin - a resin having a polymeric structure; especially a resin in the raw state; used chiefly in plastics
3.acrylic - used especially by artistsacrylic - used especially by artists    
paint, pigment - a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
4.acrylic - a synthetic fabricacrylic - a synthetic fabric      
Courtelle - an acrylic fabric resembling wool
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Orlon - an acrylic fiber or the lightweight crease-resistant fabric made with Orlon yarns
Translations
acrylacryl-acrylverfacrylverftekening

acrylic

[əˈkrɪlɪk]
A. ADJacrílico
B. CPD acrylic fibre Nfibra f acrílica

acrylic

[æˈkrɪlɪk]
adj [paint] → acrylique
n (= paint) → acrylique m

acrylic

nAcryl nt, → Akryl nt
adjAcryl-, Akryl-; dressaus Acryl or Akryl; acrylic paintAcrylfarbe f, → Akrylfarbe f

acrylic

[əˈkrɪlɪk]
1. adjacrilico/a
2. nacrilico

acrylic

adj & n acrílico
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