acrylic acid

acrylic acid
noun Date: circa 1855 an unsaturated liquid acid C3H4O2 that polymerizes readily to form useful products (as constituents for varnishes and lacquers)

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  • acrylic acid — n a synthetic unsaturated liquid acid C3H4O2 that polymerizes readily to form useful products (as water soluble thickening agents) * * * acryl·ic ac·id (ə krilґik) a readily polymerizing liquid used as a monomer for acrylic polymers; see… …   Medical dictionary

  • acrylic acid — a colorless, pungent, liquid acid, H2C:CHCOOH, that is readily polymerized to form acrylic resins …   English World dictionary

  • Acrylic acid — Chembox new Name = Acrylic acid ImageFile = Acrylic acid.svg ImageSize = 150px ImageName = Acrylic acid IUPACName = propenoic acid OtherNames = Acroleic acid Ethylenecarboxylic acid Propene acid Propenoic acid Vinylformic acid Section1 = Chembox… …   Wikipedia

  • acrylic acid — akrilo rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₂=CHCOOH atitikmenys: angl. acrylic acid rus. акриловая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – propeno rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • acrylic acid — noun an unsaturated liquid carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of acrylic resins • Syn: ↑propenoic acid • Hypernyms: ↑carboxylic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • acrylic acid — noun A colourless liquid unsaturated organic acid, CHCHCOOH; used as a monomer in the production of acrylic resins; forms acrylate esters by combination with alcohols. See Also: acrylamide, acrylate, acryl …   Wiktionary

  • acrylic acid — Chem. a colorless, corrosive liquid, C3H4O2, having an acrid odor, usually derived from acrolein by oxidation: used esp. in the synthesis of acrylic resins. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • acrylic acid — acryl′ic ac′id n. chem. a colorless, corrosive liquid, C3H4O2, used esp. in the synthesis of acrylic resins • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • acrylic acid — /əˌkrɪlɪk ˈæsəd/ (say uh.krilik asuhd) noun 1. CH2=CH–CO2H, one of a series of acids derived from the alkenes; propenoic acid. 2. one of a series of acids based on substitution of propenoic acid by another group, such as CH3– or CN– …   Australian English dictionary

  • acrylic acid — n. unsaturated liquid acid that combines molecules readily to form useful products (especially varnishes and lacquers) …   English contemporary dictionary

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