Examples of acidic in a Sentence
The soil in our garden is very acidic.
the acidic water of a polluted lake
Recent Examples of acidic from the Web
The Pad Thai with minced portk and shrimp hits every flavor note — sweet, tangy, acidic, salty, umami.
The accompanying romesco sauce was a savory and slightly-acidic counterpart to the sweet corn and farro mix.
Research published four years ago rang alarms bells about the future of the red king crab — a big earner for Alaska’s fishing industry — because rising levels of carbon dioxide, a driver of global warming, are making oceans more acidic.
This is important because climate effects how a wine will taste: The colder the weather, the more acidic the grapes, and the tarter the wine.
Our wines are not big and heavy, our wines are more fresh, more acidic, more delicate, there’s more freshness.
One hundred and forty-nine of the tanks in the Hanford farms are made of a single shell of a steel ill-designed to contain highly acidic nuclear waste.
Many of those small space explorers excel at surviving in extremely harsh conditions, such as those in the salty, acidic high-altitude soils of the Indian Himalaya or the radioactive remains at Chernobyl.
But even without them, these chops are so juicy, the flavor so salty-sweet-acidic-perfect.
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First Known Use of acidic
Synonymsacid, sour, acidulous, sourish, tart, tartish, vinegary
Related Wordsdry, soured, unsweetened; pungent, sharp, tangy, zestful, zesty, zingy; astringent, puckery hyperacid
Near Antonymssweet; bland, smooth; flat, flavorless, insipid, savorless, tasteless, zestless; dilute, thin, watery, weak
ACIDIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of acidic for English Language Learners
: having a very sour or sharp taste
: containing acid
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