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Acid value

Definition of the noun acid value

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  1. (chemistry) the amount of free acid present in fat as measured by the milligrams of potassium hydroxide needed to neutralize it

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Google previewPolymer Science Dictionary (1996)

by M. Alger

of normality n, required y cm3 for neutralization, then the acid value is 5-61 yn/x. Aclar Tradename for polychlorotriftuoroethylene. ACM Abbreviation for acrylic elastomer.

Google previewSzycher's Dictionary of Biomaterials and Medical Devices (1992)

by Michael Szycher

Acid Value A general measure of the free acid content of a substance. It is expressed as...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2008)

by Dolf De Rovira

Acid Value of Fats — A determination of the free fatty acids (FFA) in a fat. The more critical test is the report of FFA. See Free Fatty Acids. 2. Active Oxygen Method (AOM — AOCS Cd 12-57) — Measures oxidative stability of an oil by bubbling ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Acid number See acid value Acidophilic Pertaining to bacteria tolerant of an acid solution. Also called aciduric. Acidopill Any substance tissue or organism having an affinity for acid stains. Acid phosphate Most widely used phosphoric fertilizer.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

The ingredient meets the following specifications: Acid value not more than 6, arsenic not more than 3 ppm, free glycerin not more than 7%, heavy metals (as Pb) not more than 10 ppm, iodine number not more than 4, residue on ignition not ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

(acid value). Determined by the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide required for the neutralization of free fatty acids present in 1 g of fat or oil. Also the measure of free acids present in a substance. acidolysin. See glycoprotease.

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers (2010)

by Jan W. Gooch

See ▷ Acid Value. Acidolysis n A chemical reaction analogous to hydrolysis in which an acid plays a role similar to that of water. See also ▷ Ester Interchange. Acid Recovery n A reclamation process in chemical processing in which acid is ...

Google previewA dictionary of applied chemistry (1922)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

Acid Value. The acid value indicates the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide required to saturate the free fatty acids in one gram of an oil or fat ; or, in other words, it gives the amount of potassium hydroxide, expressed in tenths per ...

Google previewPolymer Technology Dictionary (1994)

by Tony Whelan

acid value See acid number. acid-type dye A dye in which one or more of the aromatic groups is stabilized ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

{o'sid-ed-é lfagk-shon} acid number See acid value. {'as-ed [nom-bor} acidolysis [ORG ...

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