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uh si duh tee

  • n  the property of being acidic
  • n  the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
  • n  pH values below 7

  • Also, soaps are usually alkaline and therefore reduce the acidity on which the skin relies to help kill bacteria.
  • Other studies have linked fish-kills with increased acidity in the fresh-water lakes of Canada.
  • The protest was not of Nixonian or Johnsonian proportions or acidity, but it was in sharp contrast to the near-universal era of good feeling that characterized Ford's first four .
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  • Michael Rossmann in Independent Online
    This change in acidity was already known, but its impact on the maturation process was not known until these new findings,Rossmann said.
  • Sigourney Weaver in AFP
    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.
  • Rachel Siewert in Stock and Land
    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...

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