methyl methacrylate

noun

Definition of methyl methacrylate 

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

First Known Use of methyl methacrylate

1933, in the meaning defined above

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methyl methacrylate

noun

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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