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adjective acryl·ic \ə-ˈkri-lik\

Definition of acrylic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to acrylic acid or its derivatives acrylic polymers

  2. 2 :  made or consisting of an acrylic an acrylic window

Origin and Etymology of acrylic

International Scientific Vocabulary acrolein + -yl + 1-ic


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acrylic

noun acryl·ic

Definition of acrylic

  1. 1a :  acrylic resinb :  a paint in which the vehicle is an acrylic resinc :  a painting done in an acrylic resin

  2. 2 :  acrylic fiber

Examples of acrylic in a Sentence

  1. a painting done in acrylics

First Known Use of acrylic

1942

Other Paints and Dyes Terms


ACRYLIC Defined for English Language Learners

acrylic

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Definition of acrylic for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

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acrylic

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adjective acryl·ic \ə-ˈkril-ik\

Medical Definition of acrylic

  1. :  of or relating to acrylic acid or its derivatives acrylic polymers


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acrylic

noun acryl·ic

Medical Definition of acrylic



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