weak acid


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weak acid

[′wēk ′as·əd]
(chemistry)
An acid that does not ionize greatly; for example, acetic acid or carbonic acid.
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These are actually solutions of weak acid or weak base and are used to determine whether a solution is alkaline or acid.
10-21) If the process is one of rapid weak acid absorption from the stomach, it may be possible to maintain stomach acidity and promote rapid oral absorption of large doses of vitamin C, at least in some individuals.
Carbonic acid (H2CO3) is a good example of a weak acid, which does not readily associate.
Both of these "acid" gasses produce a mild, weak acid solution when they dissolve into the sewer's moist environment.
There is a direct relationship between SBE and changes in SID and weak acid concentrations.
The researchers trap microscopic droplets of a weak acid in wax, and coat the devices with the wax.
Itaconic acid being a weak acid the --COOH groups introduced in polymer backbone ionizes little forming--CO[O.
Marketing Manager Dave Pauly explained: "The use of a weak acid in thermal coating chemistry plays an important role in forming an image on the paper when heat is applied.
In a study conducted by Dong H et al9 authors used a 7-day immersion test in which they studied the tendency of dental alloys to corrode in neutral water weak acid water and electrolyzed strong acid water.
001 to 10 wt% weak acid salt such as aluminum stearate.
The research outlined a cheap, easy and more ethically acceptable method for generating stem cells by stressing mature cells in a weak acid bath.