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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 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 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 International Cyclopaedia (1900)

A Compendium of Human Knowledge

Acridity is the prevailing character of the order, and the leaves o 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 Cyclopædia (1895)

A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Revised with Large Additions

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 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 Encyclopaedia (1878)

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

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 ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1818)

Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

The root of this plant is tuberous; at first it has no taste, but in a short time a strong acridity becomes sensible to the mouth and throat. By distillation, an oil is obtained which is extremely poisonous: one similar in its effects may be obtained from ...

Google previewCHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE FOR THE PEOPLE VOL. VIII (1886)

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

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

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

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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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