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polymethyl methacrylate

[′päl·i‚meth·əl mə′thak·rə‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
A thermoplastic polymer that is derived from methyl methacrylate, CH2=C(CH3)COOCH3; transparent solid with excellent optical qualities and water resistance; used for aircraft domes, lighting fixtures, optical instruments, and surgical appliances.
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methyl methacrylate

A tough, rigid, transparent acrylic plastic having good resistance to common solvents and acids; subject to crazing.
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