methyl methacrylate
noun Date: 1933 a volatile flammable liquid C5H8O2 that polymerizes readily and is used especially as a monomer for resins

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  • methyl methacrylate — n a volatile flammable liquid ester C5H8O2 that polymerizes readily and is used esp. as a monomer for acrylic resin * * * a methyl ester of methacrylic acid, which polymerizes to form polymethyl methacrylate; used in the manufacture of acrylic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Methyl methacrylate — Not to be confused with methyl acrylate. Methyl methacrylate …   Wikipedia

  • methyl methacrylate — noun 1. : a volatile flammable liquid ester CH2 . C(CH3)COOCH3 that polymerizes readily (as in the presence of a peroxide) 2. or methyl methacrylate resin : an acrylic resin made by polymerization of monomeric methyl methacrylate * * * Chem. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • methyl methacrylate — metilmetakrilatas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₂=C(CH₃)COOCH₃ atitikmenys: angl. methyl methacrylate rus. метилметакрилат; метиловой эфир метакриловой кислоты ryšiai: sinonimas – 1 (metoksikarbonil) 1 metiletilenas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • methyl methacrylate — noun The methyl ester of methacrylic acid, CH:C(CH)COOCH, used as a monomer in the manufacture of polymethyl methacrylate plastics …   Wiktionary

  • methyl methacrylate — Chem. a colorless, volatile, flammable, water insoluble, liquid, unsaturated ester, C5H8O2, that polymerizes readily to a clear plastic. Cf. Lucite, Plexiglas. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • methyl methacrylate — meth′yl methac′rylate n. chem. a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C5H8O2, an unsaturated ester of methacrylic acid that polymerizes readily to a clear plastic • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • methyl methacrylate — /mɛθəl məˈθækrəleɪt/ (say methuhl muh thakruhlayt) noun a colourless volatile liquid, CH2C(CH3)COOCH3, which polymerises to form a clear, transparent thermoplastic, as perspex or plexiglas …   Australian English dictionary

  • Methyl methacrylate (data page) — This page provides supplementary chemical data on Methyl methacrylate. Contents 1 Material Safety Data Sheet 2 Structure and properties 3 Thermodynamic properties 4 Spectr …   Wikipedia

  • methyl methacrylate resin — noun see methyl methacrylate 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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