polyacrylic acid

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(polē ə krilik, pol′-)

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
poly•a•crylic acid  (polē ə krilik, pol′-),USA pronunciation [Chem.]
  1. Chemistrya polymer of acrylic acid used as a sizing agent in the manufacture of nylon and other synthetic textiles.
  • poly- + acrylic 1925–30


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