Origin of acidity
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Examples from the Web for acidity
In this streamlined recipe, the salmon is half cooked on the grill and then half-“cooked” by the acidity of lime juice.What to Eat
July 28, 2009
This will remove the acidity, and improve the bread in lightness.
This will remove the acidity, and rather improve the bread in lightness.
Sugar must be added according to the acidity of the fruit used.The Skilful Cook
If eaten in quantity, the acidity is likely to affect the lips and end of the tongue.Manual of American Grape-Growing
U. P. Hedrick
How did the acidity you obtained compare with this legal requirement?Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value
- the quality or state of being acid
- the amount of acid present in a solution, often expressed in terms of pH
- another name for hyperacidity
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Word Origin and History for acidity
1610s, from French acidité (26c.) or directly from Latin aciditatem (nominative aciditas), noun of quality from Latin acidus (see acid (adj.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The state, quality, or degree of being acid.
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