acrylic
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 4).
acrylic(
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krih
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lihk
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (made from acrylic acid)
a. acrílico
I don't like knitting with acrylic yarn, because it feels too synthetic.No me gusta tejer con hilados acrílicos, porque se siente demasiado sintético al tacto.
2. (art)
a. acrílico
While I can appreciate acrylic paintings, I much prefer oils.Aunque puedo apreciar las pinturas acrílicas, prefiero los óleos por mucho.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (material)
a. el acrílico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The yarn that I'm using is a blend of silk, merino wool, and acrylic.El hilado que estoy usando es una mezcla de seda, lana merino y acrílico.
4. (acrylic paint)
a. el acrílico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I like painting with acrylics because they're easier to clean than oils.Me gusta pintar con acrílicos porque son más fáciles de limpiar que los óleos.
5. (acrylic painting)
a. el acrílico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I bought a new acrylic at the art auction this afternoon.Compré un nuevo acrílico en la subasta de arte esta tarde.
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acrylic
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el acrílico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. acrílico(a)
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acrylic [əˈkrɪlɪk]
adjective
acrílico
modifier
acrylic fibre (n) fibra (f) acrílica
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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acrylic paint
la pintura acrílica
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