methyl methacrylate


Definition of methyl methacrylate

: a volatile flammable liquid C5H8O2 that polymerizes readily and is used especially as a monomer for resins

Examples of methyl methacrylate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Non-bio degradable by design, plexiglass or poly methyl methacrylate isn’t easy to recycle. Anne Quito, Quartz, 29 June 2021

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First Known Use of methyl methacrylate

1933, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of methyl methacrylate was in 1933

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“Methyl methacrylate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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Medical Definition of methyl methacrylate

: a volatile flammable liquid ester C5H8O2 that polymerizes readily and is used especially as a monomer for acrylic resin

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