methacrylic acid[met̸h′ə kril′ik]
methacrylic acid definition by Webster's New World
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a colorless liquid, CH:C(CH)COOH, prepared by treating acetone cyanohydrin with dilute sulfuric acid: it is readily polymerized and is used in making synthetic resins
Origin: meth(yl) plush acrylic
methacrylic acid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A colorless liquid, CH2:C(CH3)COOH, used in the manufacture of resins and plastics.
methacrylic acid - Science Definition
A colorless liquid used in the manufacture of methacrylate esters, resins and plastics. Chemical formula: C4H6O2.