Associations to the word «Acidic»


ACIDIC, adjective. (chemistry) Having a pH less than 7, or being sour, or having the strength to neutralize alkalis, or turning a litmus paper red.
ACIDIC, adjective. (mineralogy) Containing a high percentage of silica; opposed to basic.
ACIDIC, adjective. Of or relating to acid; having the character of an acid.

Dictionary definition

ACIDIC, adjective. Being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7).
ACIDIC, adjective. Being sour to the taste.

Wise words

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