acidic

[ uh-sid-ik ]
/ əˈsɪd ɪk /

adjective

Geology. acid (def. 8).
containing acid-bearing pollutants: Acidic runoff is poisoning the nation's rivers.

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Origin of acidic

First recorded in 1875–80; acid + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM acidic

non·a·cid·ic, adjectivesem·i·a·cid·ic, adjectiveun·a·cid·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for acidic

acidic
/ (əˈsɪdɪk) /

adjective

another word for acid
(of an oxide) yielding an acid in aqueous solution
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