basicity

[bey-sis-i-tee]
noun Chemistry.
  1. the state of being a base.
  2. 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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basicity

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

basicity

[bā-sĭsĭ-tē]
n.
  1. The ability of an acid to react based on the number of replaceable hydrogen atoms it contains.
  2. The quality of being basic.
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