acrylic acid


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acrylic acid

a colourless corrosive pungent liquid, miscible with water, used in the manufacture of acrylic resins. Formula: CH2:CHCOOH

acrylic acid

[ə′kril·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
CH2CHCOOH An easily polymerized, colorless, corrosive liquid used as a monomer for acrylate resins.
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