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EtymologyEdit

From acryl +‎ -ic, from acrolein, from Latin acer (sharp) + olere (to smell).

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AdjectiveEdit

acrylic (not comparable)

  1. (organic chemistry) Derived from acrylic acid or acrylonitrile.
  2. Containing an acrylic resin.

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acrylic (plural acrylics)

  1. (organic chemistry) An acrylic resin.
  2. A paint containing an acrylic resin.
    When it comes to painting, I prefer using acrylics as my medium.
  3. A painting executed using such a paint.
  4. A thick sheet of plastic.
  5. A liquid coating system based on an acrylic resin

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