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Meaning of ACID VALUE

Pronunciation:  'asid 'valyoo

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  (chemistry) the amount of free acid present in fat as measured by the milligrams of potassium hydroxide needed to neutralize it; "as the glycerides in fat slowly decompose the acid value increases"
 
 See Also: definite quantity

 

 

 

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