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Meaning of ACIDITY

Pronunciation:  u'siditee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the property of being acidic
  2. [n]  pH values below 7
  3. [n]  the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
 

ACIDITY is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: acidulousness, sour, sourness
 
 Antonyms: alkalinity
 
 See Also: acerbity, hyperacidity, pH, pH scale, sour, sourness, tartness, tartness, taste property, vinegariness, vinegarishness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*cid"i*ty\, n. [L. acidites, fr. acidus: cf. F.
acidit['e]. See {Acid}.]
The quality of being sour; sourness; tartness; sharpness to
the taste; as, the acidity of lemon juice.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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