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Acrylic

What does Acrylic mean?

Synthetic made from a polymer by combining coal, air, water, petroleum and limestone.

Style Terms explains Acrylic

Acrylic is wool-like, pills easily, lightweight, soft, and warm.  It is often used as a substitute for cashmere as it is more inexpensive and not found in .