acidity acidity  /ə ˈsɪ də ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the property of being acidic
  2. (n) the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
  3. (n) pH values below 7

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Also, soaps are usually alkaline and therefore reduce the acidity on which the skin relies to help kill bacteria.
  2. Other studies have linked fish-kills with increased acidity in the fresh-water lakes of Canada.
  3. Additionally, depending on the levels of acidity, it may also involve a chemical reaction with the surface of the object.

News

  1. Research and Markets: Acidity Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Acidity Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2013" report t
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Dish of the week: Seared sea scallops at Maplewood's The Laurel

    A citrus gastric adds an element of acidity that balances out the sweetness of the scallops
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger

  3. Cheesy grins may protect teeth from cavities

    Eating cheese increased dental plaque pH, which lowered the mouth's acidity level and decreased cavity odds
    on June 6, 2013     Source: CBS News

Quotes

  1. "This change in acidity was already known, but its impact on the maturation process was not known until these new findings," Rossmann said.
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Michael Rossmann Source: Independent Online

  2. "If we continue burning fossil fuels as we are now, we will double the ocean's acidity by the end of the century," Weaver warned, urging lawmakers to include ways of addressing the problem in climate and energy legislation.
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Sigourney Weaver Source: AFP

  3. Greens spokeswoman Rachel Siewert said unless water can be delivered to the Coorong and Lower Lakes throughout winter and spring, these ecosystems will "hit a crucial tipping point beyond which acidity problems will be out of control and the runaway...
    on Jun 19, 2008 By: Rachel Siewert Source: Stock and Land

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