- acrylic fiber
- Generic name for a manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is any long chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85% by weight of acrylonitrile units.
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Acrylic fiber — Acrylic fibers are synthetic fibers made from a polymer (polyacrylonitrile) with an average molecular weight of 100,000, about 1900 monomer units. To be called acrylic in the U.S, the polymer must contain at least 85% acrylonitrile monomer.… … Wikipedia
acrylic fiber — n. any of a group of synthetic polymeric fibers composed at least 85 percent by weight of acrylonitrile units and made into fabrics … English World dictionary
acrylic fiber — noun polymerized from acrylonitrile • Syn: ↑acrylic • Hypernyms: ↑man made fiber, ↑synthetic fiber * * * noun : any of various synthetic textile fibers made by polymerization of acrylonitrile usually with other monomers that are quick drying and… … Useful english dictionary
acrylic fiber — akrilinis pluoštas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pluoštas, turintis ≥ 85% pasikartojančių akrilnitrilo grandžių. atitikmenys: angl. acrylic fiber; polyacrylic fiber rus. акриловое волокно; полиакриловое волокно ryšiai: sinonimas –… … Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas
acrylic fiber — noun Date: 1951 a quick drying synthetic textile fiber made by polymerization of acrylonitrile usually with other monomers … New Collegiate Dictionary
acrylic fiber — Chem. any of the group of synthetic textile fibers, as Orlon, made by the polymerization of acrylonitrile as the principal component with one or more other monomers. [1950 55] * * * … Universalium
acrylic fiber — noun Synthetic fibers made from a polymer … Wiktionary
acrylic fiber — acryl′ic fi′ber n. chem. any of the group of synthetic textile fibers, as Orlon, made by the polymerization of acrylonitrile • Etymology: 1950–55 … From formal English to slang
Acrylic — may refer to: * chemical compounds that contain the acryl group derived from acrylic acid * Acrylic fiber, a synthetic polymer fiber that contains at least 85% acrylonitrile * Acrylic paint, fast drying paint containing pigment suspended in an… … Wikipedia
acrylic — [ə kril′ik] adj. [ ACR(OLEIN) + YL + IC] 1. of or pertaining to acrylic acid or products made of it 2. designating or of a series of olefin acids with the general formula CnH2n 2O2 3. designating or of an acrylic resin product (paint, fiber,… … English World dictionary