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a·cid·i·ty

 (ə-sĭd′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The state, quality, or degree of being acid.
2. Hyperacidity.

acidity

(əˈsɪdɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the quality or state of being acid
2. (Chemistry) the amount of acid present in a solution, often expressed in terms of pH
3. (Pathology) another name for hyperacidity

a•cid•i•ty

(əˈsɪd ɪ ti)

n.
1. the quality or state of being acid.
2. sourness; tartness.
3. excessive acid quality.
[1610–20; < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acidity - the property of being acidicacidity - the property of being acidic  
taste property - a property appreciated via the sense of taste
acerbity, tartness - a sharp sour taste
vinegariness, vinegarishness - a sourness resembling that of vinegar
2.acidity - the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouthacidity - the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
sourness, tartness, sour - the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
3.acidity - pH values below 7acidity - pH values below 7      
pH, pH scale - (from potential of Hydrogen) the logarithm of the reciprocal of hydrogen-ion concentration in gram atoms per liter; provides a measure on a scale from 0 to 14 of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution (where 7 is neutral and greater than 7 is more basic and less than 7 is more acidic);
hyperacidity - excessive acidity
alkalinity - pH values above 7

acidity

acidity

noun
Translations
حِمْضِيَّه، حُمُوضَه
kyselost
surhedsgrad
AciditätSäuregehalt
savtartalom
sÿrustig
asitlilikekşilik

acidity

[əˈsɪdɪtɪ] Nacidez f

acidity

nSäure f; (Chem also) → Säuregehalt m; (of stomach)Magensäure f

acidity

[əˈsɪdɪtɪ] nacidità

acid

(ˈӕsid) adjective
1. (of taste) sharp or sour. Lemons and limes are acid fruits.
2. sarcastic. acid humour.
noun
a substance, containing hydrogen, which will dissolve metals etc. She spilled some acid which burned a hole in her dress.
aˈcidity noun
the quality of containing acid or too much acid.

ac·id·i·ty

n. acidez, exceso de ácido, acedia, agrura; stomach___ acidez estomacal.

acidity

n acidez f
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