acidity

Definitions of acidity
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n the property of being acidic

Synonyms:
sour, sourness
Types:
acerbity, tartness
a sharp sour taste
vinegariness, vinegarishness
a sourness resembling that of vinegar
Type of:
taste property
a property appreciated via the sense of taste

n pH values below 7

Antonyms:
alkalinity
pH values above 7
Types:
hyperacidity
excessive acidity
Type of:
pH, pH scale
(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);

n the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth

Synonyms:
acidulousness
Type of:
sour, sourness, tartness
the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth

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