- an ester or salt derived from methacrylic acid.
Origin of methacrylate
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- any ester of methacrylic acid
- See methacrylate resin
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- An ester of methacrylic acid, having the general formula C4H3O2R, where R is an organic radical. Methacrylates are used in the manufacture of plastics.
- A resin derived from methacrylic acid.
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