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Acridity

Definition of the noun acridity

What does acridity mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acridities

  1. having an acrid smell
  2. extreme bitterness
    • example: the acridity of alkali
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of acridity: acridness
    • more generic words: bitter / bitterness = the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
  3. the quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of acridity: acridness
    • more generic word: disagreeableness = the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant

Alternative definition of the noun acridity

noun

  1. bitterness or acerbity
  2. An acrid taste or smell.

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Acridity is a musical group.

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acridity

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Google preview间明中药学 (2008)

by Eric Brand, Nigel Wiseman

Acridity is a sharp, pungent quality.

Google previewAn Elementary Dictionary, Or, Cyclopaediae, for the Use of Maltsters, Brewers, Distillers, Rectifiers, Vinegar Manufacturers, and Others (1838)

by George Adolphus Wigney

Acridity is a malady, to which brewing utensils are subject, more particularly cleansing casks, and such casks as are...

Google previewAn elementary dictionary, or cyclopædiæ, for the use of maltsters, brewers [&c.]. (1838)

by George Adolphus Wigney

Acridity is a malady, to which brewing utensils are subject, more particularly cleansing casks, and such casks as are...

Google previewLetters on Marriage, on the Causes of Matrimonial Infidelity, and on the Reciprocal Relations of the Sexes (1812)

by Henry Thomas Kitchener

dices; to cruel cramps of the stomach and back ; to the fluor albus, of which the acridity is a perpetual source of the most tortuous pains ; to ulcerations of the womb ; to elongations of the clitoris,, and eruptions on it ; and to the furor uterinus , ...

Google previewThe New standard encyclopedia (1907)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

Acridity is a prevailing characteristic, and some species are medicinal; but the corms and root stocks of some are edible. Iridescence, the sheen of mother-of- pearl and other objects possessing a finely grooved surface. It is due to interference ...

Google previewThe British Flora Medica, Or, a History of the Medicinal Plants of Great Britain (1845)

Illustrated by a Coloured Figure of Each Plant by Benjamin Herbert Barton, Thomas Castle

Although acridity is a prominent characteristic in this plant and its congeners, it is of so volatile a nature that, as Krapf observes, simple drying, infusion in water, or boiling, are suflicient to dissipate it; it is neither acid nor alkaline; it is increased ...

Google previewThe Journal of Agriculture (1845)

Indeed, acridity is the prevailing character of almost all the plants of this natural order, and in some of them exists in so great a degree as to blister the hands that touch them. The li. scutatus is a violent poison, and, except the water-crowfoot, ...

Google previewThe International Cyclopædia (1900)

A Compendium of Human Knowledge. Revised with Large Additions by Harry Thurston Pech, Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson

Acridity is the prevailing character of the order, and the leaves of some species readily produce blisters; but this property disappears when they are dried or heated. Many are narcotic and poisonous; some are used in medicine, as aconite and ...

Google previewThe International Cyclopedia (1892)

A Compendium of Human Knowledge by Harry Thurston Peck

Acridity is the prevailing character of the order, and the leaves of some species readily produce blisters; but this properly disappears •when they are dried or heated. Many are narcotic and poisonous; some "are used su medicine, as aconite ...

Google previewTree Lore (2012)

by Francis George Heath

The specific name of this one comes from the Latin word flammare, 'to inflame,' and arises from the fact that the juices of this species are especially acrid— although acridity is a general characteristic of the genus—and it has blistering qualities ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

The acridity of many species of ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopedia: A dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1874)

The acridity of many species of R is such that the ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1896)

A dictionary of universal knowledge

The acridity of many species of ranunculus is such that the leaves, bruised and applied to the skin, produce blisters ; and those of R. sceleratus, a pretty common British species, are said to be used by beggars to cause sores, in order to move ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions, Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1871)

by Richard Soule

Acridity, n. Acridness. Acridness, n. 1. Sharpness, pungency, poignancy, acridity. 3. Severity, harshness, hardness. Acrimonious, a. LJiare.] 1.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (2008)

by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull

Acridity associated with the oxalic acid raphides and associated proteins occurs in the growing fruit and floral remnants and all other parts of the plant. Aerial roots have more raphides than soil-borne roots, suggesting tissue variation. Sensitive ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1I1D2I1T1Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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