[ meth-ak-ruh-leyt ]
/ mɛθˈæk rəˌleɪt /
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an ester or salt derived from methacrylic acid.
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British Dictionary definitions for methacrylate
/ (mɛθˈækrɪˌleɪt) /
any ester of methacrylic acid
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Scientific definitions for methacrylate
[ mĕth-ăk′rə-lāt′ ]
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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