Waves crashed against the $9 million, 26-foot-high acrylic pavilion that encases the 90-year-old carousel.
A hard court, like the ones at the U.S. Open, consists of a thin film of acrylic over an asphalt base.
The coat (available in both denim and acrylic) was reportedly created in 2004, though it is still awaiting patent.
1855, "of or containing acryl," name of a radical from acrolein (1843), the name of a liquid in onions and garlic that makes eyes tear, from Latin acer "sharp" (see acrid) + olere "to smell" (see odor) + -in (see -ine (2)). With adjectival suffix + -ic. Modern senses often short for acrylic fiber, acrylic resin, etc.