Definition of acidic
1 : acid-forming
2 : acid
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
Atalanta, Orpheus Brewing $10.99 for a 6-pack (12-ounce cans) Named after Greek heroine, Atalanta, this super bubbly saison is bold, spicy, and acidic.
Hemlock foliage is more acidic, meaning dead needles falling into a stream can affect the water's pH levels.
The particular strains of Bifidobacterium or Lactobacillus that are typically found in many yogurts and pills may not be the same kind that can survive the highly acidic environment of the human stomach and from there colonize the gut.
My recipe is more savory and balanced, not so acidic and spicy.
Alkaline Diet The goal of an alkaline diet is to reduce the acidity in the body—which will supposedly aid in treating or preventing diseases—by nixing foods that are on the acidic side, like meat, dairy, eggs, and grains.
Fatty, spicy, creamy and acidic, the German is a gut-bomb that's actually interesting.
Global climate change, according to most scientists, causes oceans to keep rising, temperatures on land to get hotter, and the waters to turn more acidic, disturbing fish life.
The water itself is three times as acidic as battery acid.
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First Known Use of acidic
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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