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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This is because your teeth are being bathed in a weak acid solution containing carbon dioxide, which is thought to wear away our teeth.
Both of these "acid" gasses produce a mild, weak acid solution when they dissolve into the sewer's moist environment.
Pepsin remains active even in weak acid environments (up to pH 6.
The researchers trap microscopic droplets of a weak acid in wax, and coat the devices with the wax.
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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.
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.
Carbon dioxide in the air can form a weak acid when it reacts with sea water.
It can be in the form of a powder, mist, pellet, or it can be dissolved in water or weak acid.