neutralization number

noun
variants: or less commonly neutralization value

Definition of neutralization number

: a number indicating the degree of acidity or alkalinity of a substance determined by finding the amount of alkali or acid required for neutralization specifically : the weight in milligrams of potassium hydroxide required to neutralize the acid in one gram of an oil (as a hydrocarbon oil)

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“Neutralization number.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neutralization%20number. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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