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 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.
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Acrylic

Generic name for a man-made fiber with a soft, light weight, brushed or wooly hand. Lacks the resilience of wool fiber. In addition to apparel, it is used in outdoor furniture for its resistance to sun fading.
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Acrylic

Something that’s acrylic has the property of being able to repel water or moisture.
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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.
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acrylic

(acrylic resin) A clear plastic used as a binder in paint and as a casting material in sculpture.
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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...
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acrylic

[n] - a glassy thermoplastic 2. [n] - used especially by artists 3. [n] - a synthetic fabric
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Acrylic

• (a.) Of or containing acryl, the hypothetical radical of which acrolein is the hydride; as, acrylic acid.
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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) ...
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acrylic

noun used especially by artists
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acrylic

noun a synthetic fabric
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acrylic

(cement) the substance in making up the bone cement. The filling material or grout in a cemented total hip replacement
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Acrylic

A·cryl'ic adjective (Chemistry) Of or containing acryl , the hypothetical radical of which acrolein is the hydride; as, acrylic acid.
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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.
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Acrylic

A family of synthetic resins made from acrylic acids.
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Acrylic

A fiber formed from long-chain synthetic polymers composed of at least 85 percent by weight of acrylonitrile units.
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ACRYLIC

A generic name for man-made fibers and yarns from acrylic resins; acrylics are easy to wash; dry quickly, resist wrinkles, moths, and mildew, and has a high resistance to sunlight. However, with increased heat the fibers progressively discolor and decompose. Often used for sweaters and hosiery. Acrylic loves oil so such stains require special atte...
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Acrylic

A glassy thermoplastic cast and moulded shapes to form the surface of bathtubs, whirlpools and shower bases.
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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.
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Acrylic

A manufactured fiber derived from polyacrylonitrile. Its major properties include a soft, wool-like hand, machine washable and dryable, excellent color retention. Solution-dyed versions have excellent resistance to sunlight and chlorine degradation.
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Acrylic

A manufactured fiber that has a soft, wool-like feel, and uneven finish, and its fibers create a strong weave that is machine washable, dryable, and resists shrinkage.
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Acrylic

A manufactured fiber, its major properties include a soft, wool-like hand, machine washable and dryable and excellent color retention.
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Acrylic

A manufactured fiber; its major properties include a soft, wool like hand, machine washable and dryable and excellent color retention.
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Acrylic

A manufactured fibre, with properties include a soft, wool-like hand, can be machine washed and dried it also has excellent colour fastness.
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