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Meaning of methyl methacrylate

meth'yl methac'rylate

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a colorless, volatile, flammable, water-insoluble, liquid, unsaturated ester, CHO, that polymerizes readily to a clear plastic. Cf.
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