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meth'a•cryl'ic ac'id



Pronunciation: (meth'u-kril'ik, meth"-), [key] Chem.
a colorless, liquid acid, C4H6O2, produced synthetically, whose methyl ester, methyl methacrylate, polymerizes to yield a clear plastic. Cf. Lucite, Plexiglas.

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