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a·cid·ic

 (ə-sĭd′ĭk)
adj.
1. Acid. See Synonyms at sour.
2. Tending to form an acid.

acidic

(əˈsɪdɪk)
adj
1. another word for acid
2. (Chemistry) (of an oxide) yielding an acid in aqueous solution

a•cid•ic

(əˈsɪd ɪk)

adj.
1. acid.
2. forming or yielding an acid.
3. containing acid-bearing pollutants.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.acidic - being or containing an acidacidic - 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"
amphiprotic, amphoteric - having characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as either
2.acidic - being sour to the taste
sour - having a sharp biting taste

acidic

adjective acid, biting, sharp, sour, tart, pungent, acerbic, acrid, acetic, vinegary, acidulous, acidulated, vinegarish, acerb If the sprouts taste acidic, do not eat them.

acidic

adjective
Translations
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kiselinskikiseo

acidic

[əˈsɪdɪk] ADJácido

acidic

[əˈsɪdɪk] adj
(= not alkaline) [substance, food, water, soil] → acide
(= sour) [taste] → acide

acidic

adjsauer

acidic

[əˈsɪdɪk] adjacido/a
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