acrylic - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/əˈkrɪlɪk/
singularacrylic
pluralacrylics
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a substance made by a chemical process, used for making many different things, for example fibres for cloth and paint
    1. a.
      [only before noun] made of acrylic

      an acrylic cardigan

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] art a paint that is made from acrylic and used by artists