Definition of acrylic acid in English:

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acrylic acid

noun

Chemistry
A pungent liquid organic acid that can be polymerized to make synthetic resins.
  • Chemical formula: CH2CH=COOH
Example sentences
  • For example, plasma polymerisation of a small carboxylate-containing organic compound such as acrylic acid produces surfaces bearing carboxylic acid groups.
  • The researchers created the material by modifying existing hydrogels consisting of acrylic acid, acrylamide, and a polypyrrole/carbon black (Ppy / CB) composite.
  • Other monomers in the plurality include acrylic acid and methyl methacrylate.

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Syllabification: a·cryl·ic ac·id

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