What does Acrylic mean?

Definitions for Acrylicəˈkrɪl ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Acrylic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acrylic fiber, acrylic(noun)

    polymerized from acrylonitrile

  2. acrylic, acrylic resin, acrylate resin(noun)

    a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives

  3. acrylic, acrylic paint(noun)

    used especially by artists

  4. acrylic(noun)

    a synthetic fabric


  1. acrylic(a.)

    Of or pertaining to a derivative of acrylic acid, or an object consisting mostly of an acrylic resin; as, an acrylic window.

  2. acrylic(a.)

    (Chem.) Of or containing acryl, the hypothetical radical (R.CH:CH.CO-) of which acrolein (H2C:CH.CHO) is the hydride; as, acrylic acid. The characteristic residue in an acrylic compound is the carbonyl group attached directly to an ethylenic carbon.

  3. Acrylic(a.)

    A paint in which the pigment is suspended in a solution of an acrylic resin, which dries to a hard film on exposure to air.

  4. Acrylic(a.)

    A painting made using an acrylic paint; as, he donated several of his acrylics to the museum.

  5. Acrylic(a.)

    Same as acrylic resin.

  6. Acrylic(a.)

    Same as acrylic fiber.


  1. acrylic(Noun)

    An acrylic resin.

  2. acrylic(Noun)

    A paint containing an acrylic resin.

    When it comes to painting, i prefer using acrylics as my medium.

  3. acrylic(Noun)

    a painting executed using such a paint.

  4. acrylic(Noun)

    A thick sheet of plastic.

  5. acrylic(Noun)

    A liquid coating system based on an acrylic resin

  6. acrylic(Adjective)

    Derived from acrylic acid or acrylonitrile.

  7. acrylic(Adjective)

    Containing an acrylic resin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acrylic(adj)

    of or containing acryl, the hypothetical radical of which acrolein is the hydride; as, acrylic acid

Editors Contribution

  1. acrylic

    Is a chemical compound or a type of plastic.

    Acrylic is used in paints and also with other compounds to make a type of plastic resin.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acrylic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acrylic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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