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acrylate

[ ak-ruh-leyt, -lit ]
/ ˈæk rəˌleɪt, -lɪt /
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noun Chemistry.

a salt or ester of an acrylic acid.

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Origin of acrylate

First recorded in 1870–75; acryl(ic) + -ate2
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