acid salt


noun Chemistry.

a salt of a polybasic acid that is only partially neutralized by a base; a salt that is also an acid.

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Origin of acid salt

First recorded in 1720–30
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British Dictionary definitions for acid salt

acid salt

noun

chem a salt formed by partial replacement of the acidic hydrogen atoms of the parent acid
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