Definition of acrylate in English:


Line breaks: acryl|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈakrɪleɪt


  • A salt or ester of acrylic acid.
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    • Important monomers which undergo these reactions include styrene, methylmethacrylate, vinyl acetate, vinyl chloride, and other acrylates.
    • The most durable exterior house paints are based on acrylic co-polymers of materials like methyl methacrylate and butyl acrylate.
    • Classes of polymers used in integrated optics include acrylates, polyimides, polycarbonates, and olefins.

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