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Noun: acrylic  u'kri-lik
  1. Polymerized from acrylonitrile
    - acrylic fiber
     
  2. A glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and moulded or used in coatings and adhesives
    - acrylic resin, acrylate resin
     
  3. Used especially by artists
    - acrylic paint
     
  4. A synthetic fabric

Derived forms: acrylics

Type of: cloth, fabric, man-made fiber [US], man-made fibre [Brit, Cdn], material, paint, pigment, synthetic fiber [US], synthetic fibre [Brit, Cdn], synthetic resin, textile

Encyclopedia: Acrylic