acidity

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noun acid·i·ty \ə-ˈsi-də-tē, a-\

Definition of acidity

plural

acidities

  1. 1 :  the quality, state, or degree of being acid

  2. 2 :  the state of being excessively acid

Examples of acidity in a Sentence

  1. detected a certain acidity in the way he responded

  2. the acidity of their relationship was well known to their mutual acquaintances

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First Known Use of acidity

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ACIDITY Defined for Kids

acidity

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noun acid·i·ty \ə-ˈsi-də-tē\

Definition of acidity for Students

plural

acidities

  1. :  the quality, state, or degree of being acid


Medical Dictionary

acidity

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noun acid·i·ty \ə-ˈsid-ət-ē, a-\

Medical Definition of acidity

plural

acidities

  1. 1:  the quality, state, or degree of being sour or chemically acid the acidity of lemon juice

  2. 2:  the quality or state of being excessively or abnormally acid :  hyperacidity



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