strong acid


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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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For strong acids, more H+ ions and A- ions will be liberated; consequently, fewer HA molecules will exist.
The substance was found to be a strong acid, possibly drain cleaning solution, which would be unlikely to be intended for domestic use.
Strong Acid Electrolytic Water had removed the smear layer, but reduced the microhardness whereas MTAD removed the smear layer completely, without affecting the dentin microhardness.
When a strong acid is poured over copper, it causes a chemical reaction.
They contain a really strong acid and if it spills out from the plaster on to good skin it's like a chemical burn.
A strong acid completely ionizes to yield the corresponding acid and base pairs.
He said: "The substance was identified as quite a strong acid and could have burned anyone not wearing protective clothing.
I'm not sure about that because lead likes to be a solid and what it takes to truly dissolve it is a strong acid.
Sakurajima, an active volcano in Kagoshima Prefecture is also affected by strong acid rain.
A half-dozen [army ants] swarmed over me," recalled one victim, "drawing little gouts of blood with every bite and burning the skin with a strong acid.
The surface of the article is coated with a warerborne system that includes a copolymer copolymerized from at least one first copolymerizable monomer and at least one second copolymerizable monomer containing a conjugate base of a strong acid.
It characterizes them by measuring strong acid titration and other characteristics.