acrylic acid

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acrylic acid

n.
An easily polymerized, colorless, corrosive liquid, C3H4O2, used as a monomer for acrylate resins.
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acrylic acid

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless corrosive pungent liquid, miscible with water, used in the manufacture of acrylic resins. Formula: CH2:CHCOOH. Systematic name: propenoic acid
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acryl′ic ac′id


n.
a colorless, corrosive liquid, C3H4O2, used esp. in the synthesis of acrylic resins.
[1850–55]
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a·cryl·ic acid

(ə-krĭl′ĭk)
A colorless, corrosive liquid, C3H4O2, that readily forms polymers. It is used to make plastics, paints, synthetic rubbers, and textiles.
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Noun1.acrylic acid - an unsaturated liquid carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of acrylic resinsacrylic acid - an unsaturated liquid carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of acrylic resins
carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
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