Definition of polymethyl methacrylate in English:

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polymethyl methacrylate

Pronunciation: /pɒlɪˌmiːθʌɪl mɪˈθakrɪlət/
Pronunciation: /-ˌmɛθ-/ Pronunciation: /-θɪl/


[mass noun]
A glassy synthetic resin obtained by polymerizing methyl methacrylate.
Example sentences
  • The process uses a polymer formed through a chemical bonding of polystyrene and polymethyl methacrylate.
  • These materials include fused silica, calcium fluoride, high index glasses, polymethyl methacrylate and amorphous polyolefin polymers, sapphire, silicon, zinc selenide, germanium, and amorphous IR glass.
  • Today, the most commonly used bone cement is an acrylic polymer polymethyl methacrylate.

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