meth acrylic acid

methacrylic acid

[meth-uh-kril-ik, meth-]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless, liquid acid, C 4 H 6 O 2 , produced synthetically, whose methyl ester, methyl methacrylate, polymerizes to yield a clear plastic.
Compare Lucite, Plexiglas.

1860–65; meth- + acrylic Unabridged
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methacrylic acid (ˌmɛθəˈkrɪlɪk)
a colourless crystalline water-soluble substance used in the manufacture of acrylic resins; 2-methylpropenoic acid. Formula: CH2:C(CH3)COOH

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methacrylic acid   (měth'ə-krĭl'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
A colorless liquid used in the manufacture of methacrylate esters, resins and plastics. Chemical formula: C4H6O2.
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