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strong acid

[′strȯŋ ′as·əd]
(chemistry)
An acid with a high degree of dissociation in solution, for example, mineral acids, such as hydrochloric acid, HCl, sulfuric acid, H2SO4, or nitric acid, HNO3.
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The team reacted a strong acid, hydrogen fluoride, with a salt of cyanoform.
2002) due to strong acids that have high proton activity.
We can see from Table 1 that acid amounts of weak acid sites (corresponding to low desorption temperature) get decreased as catalysts' calcinations temperature elevated, while amounts of strong acid sites (corresponding to high desorption temperature) showed the opposite trend when the calcinations temperature was lower than 460[degrees]C.
Sulfuric acid (H2SO4) is a strong acid because it readily dissociates into its component ions.
This result could be due to the presence of reactant between UF resin and CWO/pMDI prepolymer under strong acid conditions.
This creates sulfuric acid, a strong acid that slowly dissolves limestone--carving out the caves.
This fruit, caked in fairly thick bitter gold peel coated in minute sunken oil glands and filled with strong acid pulp, soon became known as the Seville orange.
Food Poisoning - food containing harmful bacteria which are not destroyed by strong acid in stomach leads to food poisoning.
Small proteins like insulin don't survive the strong acid environment of the stomach, and must be injected to get into the bloodstream.
He said: "The substance was identified as quite a strong acid and could have burned anyone not wearing protective clothing.
The Elix UV system offers a maintenance solution consisting of easy-to-change cartridges and an automatic cleaning process that does not require the use of strong acid.
The decomposition methods used for the determination of various metals in environmental samples are total decomposition, strong acid extraction, or determination of available metals.