acrylic acid

noun

Definition of acrylic acid 

: an unsaturated liquid acid C3H4O2 that polymerizes readily to form useful products (such as constituents for varnishes and lacquers)

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1843, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of acrylic acid was in 1843

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acrylic acid

noun

Medical Definition of acrylic acid 

: a synthetic unsaturated liquid acid C3H4O2 that polymerizes readily to form useful products (as water-soluble thickening agents)

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