- a colourless corrosive pungent liquid, miscible with water, used in the manufacture of acrylic resins. Formula: CH2:CHCOOH
Systematic name: propenoic acid
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- a strong-smelling liquid used in the manufacture of plastics.
- Chemistrya colorless, corrosive liquid, C3H4O2, having an acrid odor, usually derived from acrolein by oxidation: used esp. in the synthesis of acrylic resins.