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English noun: acrylic

1. acrylic (substance) polymerized from acrylonitrile


Synonymsacrylic fiber


Broader (hypernym)man-made fiber, synthetic fiber

2. acrylic (substance) a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives


Synonymsacrylate resin, acrylic resin


Broader (hypernym)synthetic resin


Narrower (hyponym)Acrilan, polymethyl methacrylate, polypropenonitrile

3. acrylic (artifact) used especially by artists


Synonymsacrylic paint


Broader (hypernym)paint, pigment

4. acrylic (artifact) a synthetic fabric


Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile


Narrower (hyponym)Courtelle, Orlon









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