from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for a transparent thermoplastic acrylic resin employed in paints, enamels, and primers.

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  • proper n. Proprietary name for the tough transparent thermoplastic polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A brand name for a transparent plastic based on methyl methacrylate esters; the term is often used generically to refer to any similar transparent plastic. It is sold in various forms, including rigid sheets which may be used as a substitute for glass in windows.

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  • n. a transparent thermoplastic acrylic resin


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