polymethyl methacrylate

[ pol-ee-meth-uh l ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈmɛθ əl /

noun Chemistry.

polymerized methyl methacrylate.

Nearby words

  1. polymeric,
  2. polymerism,
  3. polymerization,
  4. polymerize,
  5. polymerous,
  6. polymorph,
  7. polymorphic function,
  8. polymorphic reticulosis,
  9. polymorphism,
  10. polymorphocellular

Origin of polymethyl methacrylate

First recorded in 1930–35; poly- + methyl

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