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Definition of "acrylic" []

  • An acrylic resin. (noun)
  • A paint containing acrylic resin. (noun)
  • A painting done in acrylic resin. (noun)
  • An acrylic fiber. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "acrylic" in a sentence
  • "Not all hardcourts are created equal, said Stuart Miller, head of the International Tennis Federation technical commission, which prefers the term acrylic courts to hardcourts because it describes the actual surface material, like grass and clay."
  • "Â Must wait overnight before doing anything else at this point, because the acrylic is quite gloppy."
  • "The main difference between polycarb and acrylic is; acrylic is a much more dense material which equates to a sharper and more crisp tone quality."