acrylic acid(redirected from propenoic acid)
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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]
CH2CHCOOH An easily polymerized, colorless, corrosive liquid used as a monomer for acrylate resins.