methacrylic acid

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meth·​acryl·​ic acid | \ ˌme-thə-ˈkri-lik- How to pronounce methacrylic acid (audio) \

Definition of methacrylic acid

: an acid C4H6O2 used especially in making acrylic resins or plastics

First Known Use of methacrylic acid

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of methacrylic acid was in 1865

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“Methacrylic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/methacrylic%20acid. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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methacrylic acid

noun
meth·​acryl·​ic acid | \ ˌmeth-ə-ˌkril-ik- How to pronounce methacrylic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of methacrylic acid

: an acid C4H6O2 used especially in making acrylic resins or plastics

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