polymethyl methacrylate

noun poly·meth·yl methacrylate \ ˈpä-lē-ˌme-thəl- \

Definition of polymethyl methacrylate

: a thermoplastic resin of polymerized methyl methacrylate which is characterized by its optical clarity

First Known Use of polymethyl methacrylate

1936


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polymethyl methacrylate

noun poly·meth·yl methacrylate \ ˈpäl-i-ˌmeth-əl- \

medical Definition of polymethyl methacrylate

: a thermoplastic resin of polymerized methyl methacrylate that is used especially in hard contact lenses and in prostheses to replace bone

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