Acrylic

Definition of Acrylic

A`cryl´ic
a.1.(Chem.) Of or containing acryl, the hypothetical radical of which acrolein is the hydride; as, acrylic acid. The characteristic residue in an acrylic compound is the carbonyl group attached directly to an ethylenic carbon.
2.same as acrylic resin.
3.same as acrylic fiber.
4.a paint in which the pigment is suspended in a solution of an acrylic resin, which dries to a hard film on exposure to air.
5.a painting made using an acrylic paint.

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