Pronunciation: (u-kril'ik), [key]
of or derived from acrylic acid.
1. See acrylic fiber.
2. See acrylic resin.
3. a paint, prepared esp. for artists, in which an acrylic resin serves as a vehicle.
4. a painting done with this type of paint: She sold several acrylics during the show.
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