Adjective "acrylate" definition and examples

(Acrylate may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈakrɪleɪt/

Definitions and examples

noun

A salt or ester of acrylic acid.
  1. 'The most durable exterior house paints are based on acrylic co-polymers of materials like methyl methacrylate and butyl acrylate.'
  2. 'They can contain chemicals such as acrylate, peroxides, bisphenol, formaldehyde, polyurethane, toluene, and xylene, some of which have been suspected of toxicity.'

More definitions

1. a salt or ester of an acrylic acid.

More examples(as adjective)

"plants can be acrylate."

"productions can be acrylate."