acrylic paint


acrylic paint
noun
used especially by artists
Syn: ↑acrylic
Hypernyms: ↑paint, ↑pigment

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • acrylic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of or relating to polymers of acrylic acid, an organic acid used in making synthetic resins. ► NOUN ▪ acrylic paint or textile fabric. ORIGIN from Latin acer pungent + oleum oil …   English terms dictionary