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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 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 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 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 previewWhittington's Dictionary of Plastics, Third Edition (1993)

by James F. Carley

Acid Number See ACID VALUE. Acidolysis A chemical reaction analogous to hydrolysis in which an acid plays a role similar to that of water. See also ESTER INTERCHANGE. Acid Resistance The ability of a plastic to withstand attack by acids, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin

acid value A measure ofthe amount of free acid ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)

by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law

acid value A measure of the amount of free acid present in a fat, equal to the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide needed to ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Biology (2009)

by Robert Hine, Daintith

acid value acid value A measure of the free acid 3.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

civet are as follows: Acid value (total)* 5 1 Acid value (volatile soluble acids) 6 Acid value (volatile insoluble acids) 2 Ester value* 26 Iodine value 38 Percent unsaponifiable matter 62 (after ether extraction) (*Characteristically, the ester value ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Chemistry

by Blackie

Acid value It refers to the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide needed for complete neutralization of 1gram of oil or fat. It is indicative of the quality of free acid present in oil or fat. Acidic dissociation constant Most of the substances ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Chemistry (2007)

by John O. E. Clark, William Hemsley

acid value Measure of the amount of free fatty ...

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