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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.
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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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