acrylic acid

a·cryl·ic ac·id
A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kril-ik as-id]
    • /əˈkrɪl ɪk ˈæs ɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kril-ik as-id]
    • /əˈkrɪl ɪk ˈæs ɪd/

Definitions of acrylic acid words

  • noun acrylic acid a colourless corrosive pungent liquid, miscible with water, used in the manufacture of acrylic resins. Formula: CH2:CHCOOH 3
  • noun acrylic acid a colorless, pungent, liquid acid, H2C:CHCOOH, that is readily polymerized to form acrylic resins 3
  • noun acrylic acid a colorless, corrosive liquid, C 3 H 4 O 2 , having an acrid odor, usually derived from acrolein by oxidation: used especially in the synthesis of acrylic resins. 1
  • noun acrylic acid (organic chemistry) A colourless liquid unsaturated organic acid, CH2CHCOOH; used as a monomer in the production of acrylic resins; forms acrylate esters by combination with alcohols. 0

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Origin of acrylic acid

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55

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Parts of speech for Acrylic acid


acrylic acid popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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