Examples from the Web for acrylic
The coat (available in both denim and acrylic) was reportedly created in 2004, though it is still awaiting patent.From the Anti-Rape Bra to Chastity Belts: How Women Use Clothing for Protection|Soraya Roberts|June 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Waves crashed against the $9 million, 26-foot-high acrylic pavilion that encases the 90-year-old carousel.Jane’s Carousel Survives A Very Close Call With Hurricane Sandy|Matthew DeLuca|November 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A hard court, like the ones at the U.S. Open, consists of a thin film of acrylic over an asphalt base.
The transmitter, batteries, and antenna were molded into a collar of acrylic weighing 11 ounces (Mech et al. 1965).
It forms an addition product with acrylic ester, which on heating loses nitrogen and leaves trimethylene dicarboxylic ester.
His acrylic radio collar was also cracked on the right side in three places.An Experimental Translocation of the Eastern Timber Wolf|Thomas F. Weise
British Dictionary definitions for acrylic
Word Origin for acrylic
Word Origin and History for acrylic
1855, "of or containing acryl," name of a radical from acrolein (1843), the name of a liquid in onions and garlic that makes eyes tear, from Latin acer "sharp" (see acrid) + olere "to smell" (see odor) + -in (see -ine (2)). With adjectival suffix + -ic. Modern senses often short for acrylic fiber, acrylic resin, etc.