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po·ly·methyl methac·ry·late

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  1. polymethyl methacrylatenoun

    a transparent plastic used as a substitute for glass


  1. polymethyl methacrylatenoun

    A thermoplastic transparent plastic manufactured by the polymerization of methyl methacrylate, often used in place of glass - it being lighter, softer and not shattering on impact.


  1. polymethyl methacrylate

    Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) is a transparent thermoplastic often used as a lightweight or shatter-resistant alternative to glass. Synthetic and transparent, this material is made by polymerizing methyl methacrylate monomers, a process that returns large, sturdy chains of polymers. It's frequently used in sheet form as a lightweight or shatter-resistant alternative to glass and in products such as acrylic paints, lenses, dental and medical devices, and even automotive components. Its brand names commonly include Plexiglas, Perspex, and Lucite.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Polymethyl Methacrylate

    Polymerized methyl methacrylate monomers which are used as sheets, moulding, extrusion powders, surface coating resins, emulsion polymers, fibers, inks, and films (From International Labor Organization, 1983). This material is also used in tooth implants, bone cements, and hard corneal contact lenses.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of polymethyl methacrylate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of polymethyl methacrylate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  • ميتاكريلاتArabic
  • polymetyylimetakrylaatti, pleksilasi, akryyliFinnish
  • plexiüvegHungarian
  • प्लेक्सीग्लासMarathi
  • оргстекло, плексигласRussian

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