acrylic acids
A series of unsaturated aliphatic acids of the general formula R=CH—COOH; the prototype, acrylic acid (R = CH2) or 2-propenoic acid, is derived from propionic acid by reduction or from glycerol by dehydration.

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  • acrylic — [ə kril′ik] adj. [ ACR(OLEIN) + YL + IC] 1. of or pertaining to acrylic acid or products made of it 2. designating or of a series of olefin acids with the general formula CnH2n 2O2 3. designating or of an acrylic resin product (paint, fiber,… …   English World dictionary

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  • acrylic acid — /əˌkrɪlɪk ˈæsəd/ (say uh.krilik asuhd) noun 1. CH2=CH–CO2H, one of a series of acids derived from the alkenes; propenoic acid. 2. one of a series of acids based on substitution of propenoic acid by another group, such as CH3– or CN– …   Australian English dictionary

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  • acrylicresin — acrylic resin n. Any of numerous thermoplastic or thermosetting polymers or copolymers of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, esters of these acids, or acrylonitrile, used to produce paints, synthetic rubbers, and lightweight plastics. * * * …   Universalium

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