basicity

[ bey-sis-i-tee ]
/ beɪˈsɪs ɪ ti /
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noun Chemistry.

the state of being a base.
the power of an acid to react with bases, dependent on the number of replaceable hydrogen atoms of the acid.

Origin of basicity

First recorded in 1840–50; basic + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for basicity

basicity

/ (beɪˈsɪsɪtɪ) /

noun

chem
  1. the state of being a base
  2. the extent to which a substance is basic

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Medicine definitions for basicity

basicity

[ bā-sĭsĭ-tē ]

n.

The ability of an acid to react based on the number of replaceable hydrogen atoms it contains.
The quality of being basic.

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