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Definitions and Synonyms of acrylic | Another word for acrylic | What is acrylic?

Definition 1: a synthetic fabric - [noun denoting artifact]

(acrylic is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

(... is a kind of acrylic ) an acrylic fabric resembling wool

(... is a kind of acrylic ) an acrylic fiber or the lightweight crease-resistant fabric made with Orlon yarns

Definition 2: used especially by artists - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for acrylic in the sense of this definition

(acrylic is a kind of ...) a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating

"artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"

Definition 3: a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for acrylic in the sense of this definition

(acrylic is a kind of ...) a resin having a polymeric structure; especially a resin in the raw state; used chiefly in plastics

(... is a kind of acrylic ) acrylic resin used to make a strong soft crease-resistant fabric (trade name Acrilan)

(... is a kind of acrylic ) a transparent plastic used as a substitute for glass

Definition 4: polymerized from acrylonitrile - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for acrylic in the sense of this definition

(acrylic is a kind of ...) fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes

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