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Acrylic acid

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Definition of the noun acrylic acid

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  1. an unsaturated liquid carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of acrylic resins

Alternative definition of the noun acrylic acid


  1. [organic compound] A colourless liquid unsaturated organic acid, CH2CHCOOH; used as a monomer in the production of acrylic resins; forms acrylate esters by combination with alcohols.


Acrylic acid is an organic compound with the formula CH₂=CHCO₂H. It is the simplest unsaturated carboxylic acid, consisting of a vinyl group connected directly to a carboxylic acid terminus. This colorless liquid has a characteristic acrid or tart smell. It is miscible with water, alcohols, ethers, and chloroform.

  • also known as Acrylsyre, Propensyre

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Google previewPolymeric Materials Encyclopedia, Twelve Volume Set (1996)

by Joseph C. Salamone

Scanning electron microphotographs of tooth channels blocked with a polymeric hydrogel obtained from poly(acrylic acid) ZrCl4: (a) channel entrances and (b) cross-section of channels blocked with a gel. (Arrows indicate remnants of native ...

Google previewSzycher's Dictionary of Biomaterials and Medical Devices (1992)

by Michael Szycher

Acrylic Acid CFhCHCOOH. (acroleic acid, ethylenecarboxylic acid, vinylformic acid, propenoic acid). A colorless, unsaturated acid that polymerizes readily, used in the synthesis of acrylic resins. Acrylic Aldehyde See ACROLEIN. Acrylic Ester ...

Google previewConcise Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia (1998)

by Joseph C. Salamone

We also demonstrate the direct introduction of a perfluoro- oxaalkylene unit into acrylic acid oligomers by...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

starch/acrylic acid and (B) TRVB/AAm/MBAAm [X : (97 - X) : 3] copolymer. Measured at room temperature in 0.9% Nad aqueous solution. Copolymer: (O) TBVB-AAm-MBAAm, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2007)

by Graham A. Colditz

ACryLiC is An organic compound from the acryl group of compounds made from acrylic acid. All compounds with an acrylic group are identified as acrylic compounds by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The acryl group is a functional ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

For more than decades, acrylic acid has served as an essential building block in the production of some of our most commonly used industrial and consumer products. Approximately twothirds ofthe acrylic acid manufactured in theUnited ...

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