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acrylic acid

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Definition of acrylic acid in English:

noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
A pungent liquid organic acid which 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.

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