methacrylate

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noun meth·ac·ry·late \ˌme-ˈtha-krə-ˌlāt\

Definition of methacrylate

  1. 1 :  a salt or ester of methacrylic acid

  2. 2 :  an acrylic resin or plastic made from a derivative of methacrylic acid

Origin and Etymology of methacrylate

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1865


Medical Dictionary

methacrylate

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noun meth·ac·ry·late \(ˈ)meth-ˈak-rə-ˌlāt\

Medical Definition of methacrylate

  1. 1:  a salt or ester of methacrylic acid

  2. 2:  an acrylic resin or plastic made from a derivative of methacrylic acid; especially :  methyl methacrylate


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