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EtymologyEdit

acid +‎ -ic

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈsɪdɪk/, enPR: əsĭdʹĭk
  • Hyphenation: a‧cid‧ic

AdjectiveEdit

acidic (comparative more acidic, superlative most acidic)

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

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • (having pH less than 7): basic

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