Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to acrylic: acrylic resin, acrylic fiber, Acrylic glass
1. An acrylic resin.
a. A paint containing acrylic resin.
b. A painting done in acrylic resin.
3. Any of numerous synthetic fibers polymerized from acrylonitrile.
(Elements & Compounds) of, derived from, or concerned with acrylic acid
2. (Elements & Compounds) a paint or colour containing acrylic resin
[C20: from acrolein + -yl + -ic]
1. of or derived from acrylic acid.n.
3. acrylic resin.
4. a paint with an acrylic resin as vehicle.
5. a painting done in acrylic.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||acrylic - polymerized from acrylonitrile|
|2.||acrylic - 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 artists|
|4.||acrylic - 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
1. adj → acrilico/a
2. n → acrilico