Definition of cyanoacrylate in English:

cyanoacrylate

Syllabification: cy·a·no·ac·ry·late
Pronunciation: /ˌsīənōˈakrəˌlāt, sīˈanō-
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a class of compounds that are cyanide derivatives of acrylates. They are easily polymerized and are used to make quick-setting adhesives.
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    • This adhesive is based on cyanoacrylates which spontaneously polymerizes in moist air.
    • For opaque hubs, choices range from quick-bonding adhesives such as cyanoacrylates to epoxy systems.
    • According to the company, cyanoacrylates are reactive monomer liquids that become polymer films when they react to moisture or certain chemicals.

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