acidity


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acidity

1. the amount of acid present in a solution, often expressed in terms of pH
2. another name for hyperacidity

acidity

[ə′sid·ə·tē]
(chemistry)
The state of being acid.
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The inscription Mild edition, easily digestible - Gentle acidity - Owes its mildness to our special LO3' protective process for the biological reduction of acidity' on the label of a bottle of wine is not in conformity with EU legislation, the EU Court of Justice has ruled.
Noted winemaker Heidi Barrett makes this dry style of muscat showing a vast array of different tropical, peach and citrus fruit on the nose; highlighted by brilliant acidity on the palate, the wine is fresh and clean.
Also dominated by Merlot, the acidity is again quite juicy and the tannins are firm, but the extra breeding shows in a lingering finish.
Fruit quality attributes measured at harvest included flesh firmness, soluble solids concentration, titratable acidity and dry matter (Crisosto, Hasey et al.
Like the French Burgundies, they have lightness with power--great acidity, lower alcohol.
Most coffee lovers prefer an agreeable, not too pronounced acidity. However, without sufficient acid in the coffee, its taste is rather flat and bitter.
Service conditions: Acidity: pH range 5-9; temperature 200[degrees]F (93[degrees]C); pressure to 150 psi; shaft speed to 1900 FPM.
Summary: DUBAI -- Heart burn, stomach cramp and nausea are complaints related to acidity, says a doctor from Zulekha Hospital.
My definition of a good ros is plenty of summer fruit, tart and extracted, and a defined acidity that gives the wine direction.
Greater ocean acidity prevents reef-building corals from forming their carbonate exoskeletons and threatens the survival of other creatures that form shells, such as carbs, lobsters, and oysters.
The 2008 River Ranches Sauvignon Blanc ($20 suggested retail) is made from Russian River fruit and features passion fruit and grapefruit flavors with zesty acidity; the 2007 Water Bend Chardonnay ($20) comes from Alexander Valley vineyards and is highlighted by a balanced acidity and creaminess; and the 2005 Walking Tree Cabernet Sauvignon ($25), also from the Alexander Valley, is a big, rich wine featuring black cherry and blackberry fruit and fine tannins.
Using MRI to "see" a change in tissue acidity could help doctors catch hard-to-find, small tumors earlier, scientists reported in the June 12 Nature.