Origin of acidic
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Champagne, which is also acidic, offers a nice complement to anything from tuna tartare to beef bourguignon.
How can a chilled, acidic, and bubbly liquid make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside?
But the proposition had eventually broken apart in the churning, acidic stomach of Washington politics.Lake Bacon: The Story of The Man Who Wanted Us to Eat Mississippi Hippos
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The Miraculin binds to the sweet receptor in your mouth and makes sour, or acidic foods taste incredibly sweet.Change Your Sense: Biohacking for Beginners
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As we were taught in high school Chem, any pH below 7.4 is acidic.Alkalinizing Someone to Improve His or Her Health Is Simple-Minded, Fatuous, and Dangerous
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When a fragmental rock is composed chiefly of rocks belonging to the acidic group, we say it is felspathic.Geology
Its viscosity is greatly affected by the addition or presence of small quantities of acid or alkali or of acidic or basic salts.The Natural History of Clay
Alfred B. Searle
The fruit is fleshy and acidic and consumed fresh or pickled: Averrhoa carambola.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan
John U. Wolff
See also the discussion by Remsen on acidic and basic halides, Am.
The two classes are alike in chemical composition and may be divided into acidic and basic groups.The Elements of Geology
William Harmon Norton
- another word for acid
- (of an oxide) yielding an acid in aqueous solution
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Word Origin and History for acidic
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Any of a class of compounds that form hydrogen ions when dissolved in water, and whose aqueous solutions react with bases and certain metals to form salts. Acids turn blue litmus paper red and have a pH of less than 7. Their aqueous solutions have a sour taste. Compare base.
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