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acrylic

 [ah-kril´ik]
pertaining to polymers of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, or acrylonitrile, such as acrylic resins used in making dental restorations, prostheses, and appliances.

a·cryl·ic

(ă-kril'ik),
Denoting certain synthetic plastic resins derived from acrylic acid.
See also: acrylic resin.

acrylic

/acryl·ic/ (ah-kril´ik) pertaining to or containing polymers of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid or acrylonitrile; see also under resin.

acrylic

A synthetic material used to make resins and plastics.
 
Dentistry
A plastic used to bond false teeth, retainers, and other dental appliances.

acrylic

Dentistry A plastic used to bond false teeth, retainers, and other dental devices

a·cryl·ic

(ă-kril'ik)
Denoting certain synthetic plastic resins derived from acrylic acid.

acrylic (/əkril´ik),

adj formed from acrylic acid; e.g., acrylic resin, acrylic resin denture, and acrylic resin tooth. See also denture, acrylic resin; and tooth, acrylic resin.
acrylic resin,
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Acrylic resins are thermoplastic or thermosetting plastic substances generally derived from acrylic acids, meth acrylic acids or other related compounds.
Since Acrylics C and D have identical monomer compositions, it is reasonable to assume that the two polymers have the same density.
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Modern acrylics were invented not by a cosmetics company but by a dentist with a knack for chemistry.
Using a combination of acrylic and Flashe, modeling paste, and marble dust, Kahn builds his multilayered surfaces to suggest undulating organic forms.
We believe that we have proposed a more sustainable relationship with Wilsonart which will allow them to service the solid surface market more efficiently," said David Knowles, President & Chief Executive Officer of Aristech Acrylics LLC.
Metablen P acrylic processing aids used in any rigid PVC applications as well as flexible PVC.
The industry analysis gives an assessment of the structure of the acrylics business, including suppliers, markets, and acquisition opportunities.
However, as drying oven temperatures and residence times increase, some acrylics begin to show yellowing tendencies.

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