Definition of antacid
: an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity
Recent Examples of antacid from the Web
There were also three prescription bottles for prednisone (anti-inflammatory), omeprazole (antacid) and lorazepam (anti-anxiety) in the hotel room.
Theft An employee of a store in the 1400 block of Waukegan Road told police June 30 that two men took dental, antacid and probiotic products.
Others pass out bottles of Maalox -- an antacid said to curb the effects of tear gas -- from car trunks.
What is uncertain is the amount of antacid that’s going to be required.
The bowl of antacids on the bar counter is not a gimmick.
Anger was his guide—anger, anger from loss, and the kind of survivor’s guilt that required steady supplies of antacid.
Like many cooks of Indian origin, the 52-year-old Dubai resident has made a pantry staple of Eno, a bubbling antacid sold by GlaxoSmithKline.
Last spring, after being hospitalized for irritable bowel syndrome, doctors discharged her with an antacid prescription.
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First Known Use of antacid
ANTACID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of antacid for English Language Learners
: medicine that prevents or lessens the pain caused by having too much acid in your stomach
Medical Definition of antacid
: an agent (as an alkali or absorbent) that counteracts or neutralizes acidity
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