acid-forming

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acid-forming

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1. (Chemistry) (of an oxide or element) yielding an acid when dissolved in water or having an oxide that forms an acid in water; acidic
2. (Biochemistry) (of foods) producing an acid residue following digestion
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Adj.1.acid-forming - yielding an acid in aqueous solutionacid-forming - yielding an acid in aqueous solution
acidic - being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)