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Definition of the noun acidity
What does acidity mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acidities
- the property of being acidic
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- synonyms of acidity: sour / sourness
- more generic term: taste property = a property appreciated via the sense of taste
- more specific words:
- the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
- pH values below 7
Alternative definition of the noun acidity
- The quality or state of being acid
- antonym: alkalinity
- The quality of sour; sourness; tartness; sharpness to the taste, as in the 'acidity' of lemon juice.
- [pathology] Excessive acid quality, as in gastric secretions.
"Acidity" is the fifth album by Indonesian avant-garde metal band Kekal. It was recorded in celebration of the band's tenth anniversary, and was an official reunion album for the band. It marked the return of guitarist Leo Setiawan to the band, and includes the vocal talents of founding member Newbabe. The album was released following the band's successful 2004 European mini-tour, and a promotional concert and release party was held for the album on 13 March 2005 in Indonesia. It was considered by many to be the band's strongest work to date, and is one of four albums available for free download from the band on its website.
- genres: Avant-garde metal, Symphonic black metal, Progressive metal, Christian metal, Black metal, Avant-garde music, Classic rock, Progressive rock, Rock music, Electronic music, Heavy metal
- released in (10 years ago)
"Acidity" is a dystopian cyber novelette written by eccentric Pakistani journalist and writer, Nadeem F. Paracha. Written exclusively for the website Chowk.com in 2003, it has gone on to become a controversial cult favorite among many young Pakistanis and Indians.
- language: English Language
- genres: Dystopia, Utopian and dystopian fiction, Cyberpunk
- released in (13 years ago)
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Tharp & Young on Ice Cream (2012)
An Encyclopedic Guide to Ice Cream Science and Technology by Bruce W. Tharp, L. Steven Young
Apparent acidity is the TA value produced by titrating a dairy product in which no microbiological activity has occurred .
Developed acidity is an increase in titratable acidity that actually results from the conversion of LACTOSE to lactic acid as ...
Obstetrics and pediatrics
The actual acidity is the reaction of the gastric juice, or the “active acid,” and is the measure of the dissociated hydrogen ions, no matter whether they are derived from hydrochloric acid, which predominates in the normal stomach, or from lactic ...
What to Eat, What to Avoid, and What to Stop Worrying About by Monica Reinagel
However, its low acidity means that salad dressings made with it require a lot less oil. Balsamic vinegar can be reduced (concentrated) and used as a glaze for meat, drizzled over roasted vegetables, or even poured on top of sliced fruit.
by CIBA Foundation Symposium
Gastric acidity is an important deterrent to the colonization of the upper small intestine by Gram-positive organisms present in the oral cavity.
An Ecological Guide to 30 Great Hikes in the Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia by Stephanie B. Jeffries, Thomas R. Wentworth
The acidity also means that other essential elements, ...
by Stephen P. DiBartola
Titratable acidity refers to the amount of strong base needed to titrate a 24-hour urine sample back to a pH of 7.40 and represents the amount of Hþ excreted in the urine in combination with weak acid anions, primarily phosphate. When urine ...
Clear Skin Detox (2014)
A Revolutionary Diet to Heal Your Skin from the Inside Out by Lauren Talbot
Acidity is a breeding ground for disease and bacteria, while in a neutral or slightly alkaline environment, bacteria will not ourish. When the body is alkaline, for instance, it is not capable of catching a cold from the person who sneezes nearby , ...
Missing Microbes (2014)
How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues by Martin J. Blaser, MD
Instead of the ancient equilibrium, now the regulation of immunity, hormones, and gastric acidity is a dance without a part- ner. And like the ending of most long- term relationships, the effects are not just immediate or local; they are lifelong.
Great Wine Made Simple (2010)
Straight Talk from a Master Sommelier by Andrea Robinson
As we noted previously, acidity is an important preservative.
by Zhongwei Gu
Thus, the abnormal tumoral acidity is a stimulus often utilized in drug delivery  . Acidic solid tumor interstitium (pH<7) E + A Folate receptor Endosome D Cytosol C B + + + + + + + + + Lysosome pH∼ 4–5 Porous tumor blood capillary ...
by Mohammad Miransari
acidity is an important factor affecting plant growth worldwide (Iqbal 2012). Soil pH is a highly sensitive factor, as it determines plant's survival, distribution, and its interactions with microorganisms, which are rather vital for the availability of ...
The Printing Ink Manual (2012)
by Robert Leach
Its low acidity means that it can be used in conjunction with metallic pigments. In liquid inks careful formulation is required to reduce tack. It is prepared by heating rosin in a stainless steel kettle to approximately 260°C, then slowly adding ...
Agronomic Handbook (2002)
Management of Crops, Soils and Their Fertility by J. Benton Jones, Jr.
Acidity Refers to the pH of a soil or solution in which the hydrogen ...
by André Vanasse, Pierre Drapeau
Balancing the acidity rate is all the more important because acidity varies according to the geographical area where the grapes are grown and the climatic conditions that prevail as they ripen. As we mentioned in Chapter 1, warmer climates ...
British Encyclopedia (1819)
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
The principal diseases then, whether local or constitutional, in which the human stomach becomes so affected as to render it a proper subject of medicinal diet, are, acidity, flatulency, heart-burn ; impletion; chronical sick-head-ache and ...
Encyclopaedia medica (1903)
Diminished acidity ...
by Robert S. Igoe, Yiu H. Hui
Buffer — Maintains and controls acidity during processing, and maintains acidity within a given range in prepared desserts. • Gelling agent — Controls the gelling mechanism of algin and pectin gels such as desserts and jams. • Coagulating ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3I1D2I1T1Y4
The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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