Synonyms for acidic

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-sid-ik
Phonetic Transcription : əˈsɪd ɪk

Définition of acidic

Origin :
  • 1877, originally in geology; see acid (n.) + -ic.
  • adj containing acid
Example sentences :
  • When a fragmental rock is composed chiefly of rocks belonging to the acidic group, we say it is felspathic.
  • Extract from : « Geology » by James Geikie
  • Its viscosity is greatly affected by the addition or presence of small quantities of acid or alkali or of acidic or basic salts.
  • Extract from : « The Natural History of Clay » by Alfred B. Searle
  • The fruit is fleshy and acidic and consumed fresh or pickled: Averrhoa carambola.
  • Extract from : « A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan » by John U. Wolff
  • See also the discussion by Remsen on acidic and basic halides, Am.
  • Extract from : « The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. » by Julius Stieglitz
  • The two classes are alike in chemical composition and may be divided into acidic and basic groups.
  • Extract from : « The Elements of Geology » by William Harmon Norton
  • Granite is an acidic rock corresponding to rhyolite in chemical composition.
  • Extract from : « The Elements of Geology » by William Harmon Norton

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