acidity

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noun acid·i·ty \ ə-ˈsi-də-tē , a- \

Definition of acidity

plural acidities
1 :the quality, state, or degree of being acid
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

1615


ACIDITY Defined for Kids

acidity

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noun acid·i·ty \ ə-ˈsi-də-tē \

Definition of acidity for Students

plural acidities
: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 :the quality, state, or degree of being sour or chemically acid
  • the acidity of lemon juice
2 :the quality or state of being excessively or abnormally acid :hyperacidity


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