methacrylic acid

methacrylic acid
/meth"euh kril"ik, meth'-/, Chem.
a colorless, liquid acid, C4H6O2, produced synthetically, whose methyl ester, methyl methacrylate, polymerizes to yield a clear plastic. Cf. Lucite, Plexiglas.
[1860-65; METH- + ACRYLIC]

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  • methacrylic acid — [meth΄ə kril′ik] n. [ METH(YL) + ACRYLIC] a colorless liquid, CH2:C(CH3)COOH, prepared by treating acetone cyanohydrin with dilute sulfuric acid: it is readily polymerized and is used in making synthetic resins …   English World dictionary

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  • methacrylic acid — Occurs in oil from Roman camomile; used in the manufacture of methacrylate resins and plastics. SYN: methylacrylic acid. * * * meth·acryl·ic acid .meth ə .kril ik n an acid C4H6O2 used esp. in making acrylic resins or plastics * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • methacrylic acid — noun an unsaturated acid (C4H6O2) used to make resins and plastics • Syn: ↑2 methylpropenoic acid • Hypernyms: ↑acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • methacrylic acid — noun A colourless liquid, an unsaturated organic acid, used in the manufacture of resins and plastics, with the chemical formula CH:C(CH)COOH. Syn: 2 methyl 2 propenoic acid …   Wiktionary

  • methacrylic acid — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1865 an acid C4H6O2 used especially in making acrylic resins or plastics …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • methacrylic acid — noun Chemistry a low melting solid acid which polymerizes when distilled, used to make synthetic resins …   English new terms dictionary

  • methacrylic acid — meth′a•cryl′ic ac′id [[t]ˈmɛθ əˈkrɪl ɪk, ˌmɛθ [/t]] n. chem. a liquid acid, C4H6O2 • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • methacrylic acid — /ˌmɛθəkrɪlɪk ˈæsəd/ (say .methuhkrilik asuhd) noun a synthetically produced, colourless, crystalline, water soluble substance, CH2C(CH3)COOH, the esters of which are used in making plastics, as perspex …   Australian-English dictionary

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