methacrylate

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

Definition of methacrylate

1 : a salt or ester of methacrylic acid
2 : an acrylic resin or plastic made from a derivative of methacrylic acid

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methacrylate

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

medical Definition of methacrylate

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

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