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Definition of the adjective acescent

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adjective

  1. Turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour.

Definition of the noun acescent

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noun - plural: acescents

  1. A substance liable to become sour.

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Google previewThe Family Encyclopedia of Useful Knowledge and General Literature ... (1834)

by John Lauris Blake

Many nations use the latter form, which is easier soluble, but by very much acescent, and therefore, in point of solution, should be confined to the vigorous, in point of acescency, to those who live on alkalescent food; and, in the last case, the ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry with Its Applications to Mineralogy, Physiology and the Arts (1870)

by Robert Dundas Thomson

Acescent. Substances which have a tendency to become acid are ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language... (1768)

by Samuel Johnson

ACESCENT. «. [acescent. Lat.] Thatwhich lias a tendency Co fóurness or acidlty. Arbutbn. ACíTOSE. a. Thatwhich bas in ittcida. DiS. ACETOS1TY. / [from acetese.) The state of fceing acetose.

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the author. To which is prefixed, an English grammar. To this ed. are added, a history of the English language [&c.]. (1768)

by Samuel Johnson

ACESCENT, a. [acescent. Lat.] That which has a tendency to sourness or acidity. Arbutkn. ACE TOSE. a. That which has in it acids. Dict.

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the author. To which is prefixed, A grammar of the English language. [Another] (1799)

by Samuel Johnson

ACESCENT, a. [acescent. Lat.] That has ite.

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Scrabble value of A1C3E1S1C3E1N1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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