Synonyms for acrylic

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-kril-ik
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkrɪl ɪk

Top 10 synonyms for acrylic Other synonyms for the word acrylic

Définition of acrylic

Origin :
  • 1855, "of or containing acryl," name of a radical from acrolein (1843), the name of a liquid in onions and garlic that makes eyes tear, from Latin acer "sharp" (see acrid) + olere "to smell" (see odor) + -in (see -ine (2)). With adjectival suffix + -ic. Modern senses often short for acrylic fiber, acrylic resin, etc.
  • As in paint : noun tinted covering
Example sentences :
  • His acrylic radio collar was also cracked on the right side in three places.
  • Extract from : « An Experimental Translocation of the Eastern Timber Wolf » by Thomas F. Weise
  • The transmitter, batteries, and antenna were molded into a collar of acrylic weighing 11 ounces (Mech et al. 1965).
  • Extract from : « Ecological Studies of the Timber Wolf in Northeastern Minnesota » by L. David Mech
  • It forms an addition product with acrylic ester, which on heating loses nitrogen and leaves trimethylene dicarboxylic ester.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4 » by Various
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