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acidic

[ə′sid·ik]
(chemistry)
Pertaining to an acid or to its properties.
Forming an acid during a chemical process.

acidic

Said of igneous rocks containing more than 65% silica.
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'It is well known that an acidic diet is associated with erosive tooth wear, however our study has shown the impact of the way in which acidic food and drinks are consumed,' she said.
The scientists, from the Weizmann Institute of Science and Stanford University, explained that the acidic ocean gradually turned to a saltier one in part as the Sun got brighter and the amount of carbon dioxide in the air was reduced.
Ask a Research Question: How does acidic ocean water affect calcium carbonate?
In moist climates that support dense forests, such as those east of the Mississippi River and along the Pacific Coast, soil tends to be acidic, between 4.0 and 5.5.
The interaction between acidic food and displaced pepsin means trouble for people trying to self-treat heartburn with apple cider vinegar and lemon juice, based on the incorrect idea that reflux is triggered by insufficient stomach acid.
Examples of these kinds of catalysts included acidic ion-exchange resin [4], transition metal phosphate [5] and H-mordenite [6] but are not limited to them.
Studying the possibility of aluminum and silicone migration to acidic food simulant was the main objective of the research.
"Acid rain" is a well known term that refers to the deposition of moist (rain, snow, sleet, fog, cloud water, and dew) and dry (acidifying particles and gases) acidic components.
Electrolysis is a water treatment process that produces a reduced or alkaline (high-pH) water and an oxidized or acidic (low-pH) water.
The implications of flexibility and the performance of operating membraneless sodium percarbonate fuel cell (MLSPCFC) in alkaline-acidic media, in which one electrode is alkaline and the other acidic, is the focus of this study.
The problem is that so many things make us acidic. Animal products, fried greasy foods and even sugar all make our blood more acidic.