from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An easily polymerized, colorless, corrosive liquid, C3H4O2, used as a monomer for acrylate resins.

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  • noun organic chemistry A colourless liquid unsaturated organic acid, CH2CHCOOH; used as a monomer in the production of acrylic resins; forms acrylate esters by combination with alcohols.

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  • noun an unsaturated liquid carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of acrylic resins


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