Definitions for Acrylicəˈkrɪl ɪk

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  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

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  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.

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Acrylic(adj)

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

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