nonacidic

adjective

non·​acid·​ic ˌnän-ə-ˈsi-dik How to pronounce nonacidic (audio)
-a-
: not acid: such as
a
: chemically neutral or basic
nonacidic water/soil
b
: not tart or sour
nonacidic foods

Examples of nonacidic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Simple Green and other nonacidic degreasers are safe to use on concrete, and a solution of bleach and water also works on bare concrete. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 23 Dec. 2022 Another thing botulinum absolutely needs to multiply is nutrients and a nonacidic environment. Sammy Caiola, sacbee, 5 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonacidic was in 1898

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“Nonacidic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonacidic. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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