acrylic

  1. polymerized from acrylonitrile
  2. a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives
  3. used especially by artists
  4. a synthetic fabric

Acrylic

A synthetic resin produced by polymerising various acrylic or acrylate monomers. This resin is used in single pack coatings which have good colour and gloss retention.

Acrylic

A plastic material used to construct fish tanks, filters and accessories.
Found on http://badmanstropicalfish.com/glossary.html

Acrylic

A clear plastic material used to construct aquariums. It is half the weight of glass and its refractive index is closer to that of water than glass, making it more transparent. Acrylic is more easily scratched than glass. Also called Plexiglas.
Found on http://www.aquahobby.com/articles/e_glossary.php

acrylic

(cement) the substance in making up the bone cement. The filling material or grout in a cemented total hip replacement
Found on http://orthopaedics.org.uk/service/glossary/

acrylic

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-kril′ik Definitions: 1. Denoting certain synthetic plastic resins derived from acrylic acid.
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=894

acrylic

[n] - a glassy thermoplastic 2. [n] - used especially by artists 3. [n] - a synthetic fabric
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=acrylic

Acrylic

A water-based paint that contains acrylic resin and comes in a variety of gloss levels.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20471

Acrylic

Rapidly drying paint used by artists. Acrylic is made from synthetic materials that are water soluble while wet but once dried and cured become tough and flexible. The paint is long-lasting with good colour fastness and has little or no fumes. British Artists favour Acrylic Art when a painting is going to hang in public areas where people might tou...
Found on http://www.redraggallery.co.uk/art-glossary.html

Acrylic

Synthetic resin made from acrylic acid or a derivative thereof; acrylics possess the property of transparency and offer flame resistance. See also: Plastic.
Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/a/c/acrylic/source.html

acrylic

Resin polymerized from acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, eaters of these acids, or acrylonitrile.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20742

Acrylic

A glassy thermoplastic cast and moulded shapes to form the surface of bathtubs, whirlpools and shower bases.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20844

Acrylic

A glassy thermoplastic material that is vacuum-formed to cast and mold shapes that form the surface of fiberglass bathtubs, whirlpools, shower bases, and shower stalls.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20933

Acrylic

A·cryl'ic adjective (Chemistry) Of or containing acryl , the hypothetical radical of which acrolein is the hydride; as, acrylic acid.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/23

acrylic

<dentistry> A plastic used to false teeth, retainers, and other dental products. Dental acrylic has been tested and thought to be perfectly safe. ... (08 Jan 1998) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

acrylic

noun a synthetic fabric
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

acrylic

noun used especially by artists
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

acrylic

(ә-kril´ik) pertaining to or containing polymers of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, or acrylonitrile, used as acrylic resins in various medical and dental applications.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

Acrylic

• (a.) Of or containing acryl, the hypothetical radical of which acrolein is the hydride; as, acrylic acid.
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/acrylic/

acrylic

(from the article `industrial polymers, major`) Acrylic is a generic term denoting derivatives of acrylic and methacrylic acid, including acrylic esters and compounds containing nitrile and amide ... ...which exhibit high strength and good temperature and solvent resistance, (2) polyurethanes, which are flexible, have good peeling chara...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/a/13

Acrylic

A family of synthetic resins made from acrylic acids.
Found on http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/A_glossary_of_finishing_terms.html

Acrylic

Paint made from pigments and a synthetic plastic binder, water-soluble when wet, insoluble when dry. Developed commercially in the 30s and 40s and perfected in the 50s through 70s, this popular alternative to oil paint can also duplicate many of watercolor's unique characteristics when used in a fluid manner.
Found on http://www.watercolorpainting.com/glossary.htm

ACRYLIC

A glassy thermoplastic vacuum-formed onto cast and molded shapes to form the surface of fiberglass bathtubs, whirlpools, shower bases, and shower stalls. Do not confuse with gelcoat.
Found on http://www.tjader.com/glossary.html

Acrylic

A synthetic resin used in high-performance water-based coatings. A coating in which the binder contains acrylic resins.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21079

acrylic

Resin polymerized from acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, eaters of these acids, or acrylonitrile
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21115
No exact match found