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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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Diapers and surface coatings are the largest applications of acrylic acid"
The inferior wet adhesion results of Acrylics D and E suggest that particle size and concentration of wet adhesion monomer are the two determining factors.
Also paste concentrates with such carrier vehicles as plasticizers, polyols, acrylics, unsaturated polyesters, plastisols, organosols, or proprietary liquid carriers.
Continuous cast acrylic is available in seamless tub/shower enclosures, complete with walls and ceilings.
Acrylic matte varnish to protect the surface from scratches and give a tough finish.
Since Hart and Wilkinson began casting acrylic sculptures, many well-known artists have followed them, including Ann Froman, Richard MacDonald and Ernest Caballero, just to name a few.
At the Fair Lady salon in Stevenson Ranch, owner Jane Yoon said teenage girls come in all the time for a full set of acrylics, and for the $27 manicure/pedicure - usually paid for by their parents.
Better acrylics were necessary to build the nail business, but they were not sufficient to make it explode.
The profoundly romantic, somewhat nostalgic mood of this exhibition was best exemplified by a small acrylic on hand-made paper.
Aristech Acrylics LLC, headquartered at 7350 Empire Drive in Florence, KY, is the leading manufacturer of continuously cast acrylic sheet for hot tub, bath, shower, signage, and OEM applications.
Metablen P acrylic processing aids used in any rigid PVC applications as well as flexible PVC.

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