cyanoacrylate

[ sahy-uh-noh-ak-ruh-leyt, -lit, sahy-an-oh- ]
/ ˌsaɪ ə noʊˈæk rəˌleɪt, -lɪt, saɪˌæn oʊ- /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless liquid acrylate monomer that is easily polymerized and used as a powerful, fast-acting adhesive.

Origin of cyanoacrylate

First recorded in 1960–65; cyano-2 + acrylate
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British Dictionary definitions for cyanoacrylate

cyanoacrylate

/ (ˌsaɪənəʊˈækrɪleɪt) /

noun

a substance with an acrylate base, usually sold in the form of a quick-setting highly adhesive glue

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