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Definition of Lucite

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brand name for a clear plastic that is a methyl methacrylate resin, perspex
Lucite Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Antiques World Dictionary of Antique & Estate Jewelry
Popular in the 1940's for ladies purses and jewelry, lucite is a clear, strong plastic that can be molded and carved.
Lucite Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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lucite
n : (trademark) a transparent thermoplastic acrylic resin [syn: lucite, perspex]



WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a transparent thermoplastic acrylic resin
(synonym) Perspex
(hypernym) polymethyl methacrylate
(classification) trademark
Lucite Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), also known as acrylic or acrylic glass as well as by the trade names Plexiglas, Acrylite, Lucite, and Perspex among several others (see below), is a transparent thermoplastic often used in sheet form as a lightweight or shatter-resistant alternative to glass. The same material can be utilised as a casting resin, in inks and coatings, and has many other uses.

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