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Acidic appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Flaccid, I can assess an acidic calf.
  • "Slam in acid!" I call, if I fill acidic animals.
  • Togaed in acid, I caw, "Oh how acidic an idea got!"
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Definition of the adjective acidic

What does acidic mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more acidic / most acidic

  1. being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)
  2. being sour to the taste

Alternative definition of the adjective 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.


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Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2010)

by Moselio Schaechter

Extremophiles: Acidic Environments Figure 1 (a) Elemental sulfur forming from gases venting the...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Extremophiles: Acidic Environments (a) Elemental sulfur forming from gases venting the Soufriere Hills...

Defining Statement Nature and Origin of Extremely Acidic Environments Biodiversity of Extreme Acidophiles Interactions Between ...

Google previewThe Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques (2004)

by Frank Hamer, Janet Hamer

Acidic oxides—/lgate ware Ageing Alabaster—Albite Alkali Alkaline earths— Alum1'nium oxide Aluminium oxide Aluminium trihy¢lrate—Ampl1oteric. are, however, solutions and silica is included in these. It can also exist as a solution with ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acidic Acipenseridae Industrial Revolution, rain had a pH of about 5.6. Acid rain and other forms of acid precipitation are formed from atmospheric sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides that are released into the atmosphere chiefly from fossil ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

major acidic site on brown algae is the carboxylic group on alginic acid, the acid- dissociation reaction can be written as —SCH <-» -sg + 11*; KC (1) —SC represents the carboxylic-type site on brown algae. The acid-dissociation constant, K, ...

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers

acide acid deposition Acidic material introduced to the ground or surface waters including wet deposition from ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry (2004)

by J. L. Atwood, Jonathan W. Steed

They contain several Lewis acidic centers in the macrocyclic chain and so are able to efficiently bind various anions and neutral Lewis bases with the formation of unusual complexes, wherein the Lewis basic species is simultaneously bonded ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3I1D2I1C3

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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