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acidity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acidity  \A*cid"i*ty\,  n.  [L.  acidites  fr  acidus:  cf  F. 
  acidit['e].  See  {Acid}.] 
  The  quality  of  being  sour;  sourness;  tartness;  sharpness  to 
  the  taste;  as  the  acidity  of  lemon  juice. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acidity 
  n  1:  the  sharp  taste  of  something  acidic  (as  vinegar  or  lemon 
  juice)  [syn:  {sourness},  {sour}] 
  2:  the  taste  experience  when  something  acidic  is  taken  into  the 
  mouth  [syn:  {acidulousness}] 
  3:  pH  values  below  7  [ant:  {alkalinity}] 




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