pH

DEFINITIONS OF: pH

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n (from potential of Hydrogen) the logarithm of the reciprocal of hydrogen-ion concentration in gram atoms per liter; provides a measure on a scale from 0 to 14 of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution (where 7 is neutral and greater than 7 is more basic and less than 7 is more acidic);

Synonyms:
pH scale
Types:
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acidity
pH values below 7
alkalinity
pH values above 7
neutrality
pH value of 7
hyperacidity
excessive acidity
Type of:
hydrogen ion concentration
the number of moles of hydrogen ions per cubic decimeter
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