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acrylic acid

Syllabification: a·cryl·ic ac·id

Definition of acrylic acid in English:

noun

Chemistry
A pungent liquid organic acid that can be polymerized to make synthetic resins.
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.

Derivatives

acrylate

1
Pronunciation: /ˈakrəˌlāt/
noun
Example sentences
  • The crystalline film is composed of a polystyrene core surrounded by a shell of polybutyl acrylate.
  • The first material is acrylate, a highly absorbent material that gels with exudate fluid and is capable of absorbing up to 300 times its own weight.
  • Available in a variety of formulations, the company's UV-cured acrylate adhesives are certified to USP Class VI and ISO 10933 specifications.

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