Definition of 'acrylic'
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He used acrylic paint to capture the dazzling colours and the unending sunlight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The range of brushes available for acrylic painting is vast. Crawshaw's Watercolour Studio (1993)The new acrylic wigs helped her to feel normal. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)The manufacturers will assure you that the acrylic wigs look just as good after washing. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Modern acrylic wigs are lightweight and trendy. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Surgery is a far bigger step than sticking on an acrylic nail. The Sun (2013)Especially as he has to keep the acrylic nails on. The Sun (2014)Then a special acrylic mixture is painted on top of your own nail and upwards over the form. The A-Z of Beauty Treatment (1994)The addition of acrylic gloss medium to the paint reduces its consistency to produce thin layers which dry rapidly. Acrylics Masterclass (1994)When dry, use a rubber stamp and acrylic paint to print baubles along the branches. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His medium was a mixture of acrylic paint and oil pastel, which he would make himself. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is no point wearing acrylic nails - they snap when you are weightlifting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This technique is unique to the acrylic medium and shows how accidents can be exploited and controlled to play an effective role in a painting. Acrylics Masterclass (1994)By experimenting you will quickly discover how different combinations of acrylic colours with the wide range of acrylic mediums available will produce quite different effects. Acrylics Masterclass (1994)Instead, get a small acrylic paint brush and apply a strip of balm down the front of the leg. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Gel polish can also be applied to acrylic nails, but you have to buff away the surface shine first. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That night she was wearing very long acrylic nails, and as the match flared so did one of her nails. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For me, it was much easier to slip into a department store and buy an acrylic wig "over the counter". Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Could I jab an intruder with my acrylic nails but not a knife? The Sun (2012)A, you can see what acrylic paint looks like when it is brushed on to a surface. Crawshaw's Watercolour Studio (1993)
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Translations for 'acrylic'
British English: acrylic NOUN
Acrylic material is artificial and is manufactured by a chemical process.
Definition of acrylic from the Collins English Dictionary
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