acid-forming

[ as-id-fawr-ming ]
/ ˈæs ɪdˌfɔr mɪŋ /

adjective

yielding acid in chemical reaction; acidic.
(of food) containing a large amount of acid ash after complete oxidation.

Origin of acid-forming

First recorded in 1865–70
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acid-forming


adjective

(of an oxide or element) yielding an acid when dissolved in water or having an oxide that forms an acid in water; acidic
(of foods) producing an acid residue following digestion
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