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 regular intake of antacids reduces the acidity of the stomach and thus encourages the healing of ulcers.
The product is made with a natural extract from the bark of the Brazilian pepper tree, and it has been shown to lower the acidity of the stomach.
Smoking increases the acidity of the stomach and thins the protective coating.