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cyanoacrylate

[sahy-uh-noh-ak-ruh-leyt, -lit, sahy-an-oh-] /ˌsaɪ ə noʊˈæk rəˌleɪt, -lɪt, saɪˌæn oʊ-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless liquid acrylate monomer that is easily polymerized and used as a powerful, fast-acting adhesive.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; cyano-2 + acrylate
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  • cyanoacrylate is a sticky substance found in many glues.
British Dictionary definitions for cyanoacrylate

cyanoacrylate

/ˌsaɪənəʊˈækrɪleɪt/
noun
1.
a substance with an acrylate base, usually sold in the form of a quick-setting highly adhesive glue
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