a colorless, volatile, flammable, water-insoluble, liquid, unsaturated ester, C5H8O2, that polymerizes readily to a clear plastic.
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Origin of methyl methacrylate
First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for methyl methacrylate
a colourless liquid compound, used in the manufacture of certain methacrylate resins. Formula: CH 2 C(CH 3)COOCH 3
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