meth acrylate


noun Chemistry.
an ester or salt derived from methacrylic acid.

1860–65; meth- + acryl(ic) + -ate2 Unabridged
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methacrylate (mɛθˈækrɪˌleɪt)
1.  any ester of methacrylic acid
2.  See methacrylate resin

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methacrylate   (měth-āk'rə-lāt')  Pronunciation Key 
  1. An ester of methacrylic acid, having the general formula C4H3O2R, where R is an organic radical. Methacrylates are used in the manufacture of plastics.

  2. A resin derived from methacrylic acid.

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