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Any of a class of acrylic resins used in emulsion paints, adhesives, plastics, and textile and paper finishes. Also called acrylate.
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|Noun||1.||acrylate resin - 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
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