acrylic

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

1acryl·ic

adjective \ə-ˈkri-lik\

Definition of ACRYLIC

1
:  of or relating to acrylic acid or its derivatives <acrylic polymers>
2
:  made or consisting of an acrylic <an acrylic window>

Origin of ACRYLIC

International Scientific Vocabulary acrolein + -yl + 1-ic
First Known Use: 1845

Rhymes with ACRYLIC

2acrylic

noun

: a material that is made from a chemical process and that is used for making many different products (such as clothing and paints)

acrylics : paints that contain an acrylic substance and that are used by artists

Full Definition of ACRYLIC

1
a :  acrylic resin
b :  a paint in which the vehicle is an acrylic resin
c :  a painting done in an acrylic resin

Examples of ACRYLIC

  1. a painting done in acrylics

First Known Use of ACRYLIC

1942

Other Paints and Dyes Terms

bloom, craze, medium, size, vehicle

Rhymes with ACRYLIC

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