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1. Acid. See Synonyms at sour.
2. Tending to form an acid.
1. another word for acid
2. (Chemistry) (of an oxide) yielding an acid in aqueous solution
2. forming or yielding an acid.
3. containing acid-bearing pollutants.
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|Adj.||1.||acidic - being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)|
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
alkalic, alkaline - relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7; "alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone"
|2.||acidic - being sour to the taste|
sour - having a sharp biting taste