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strong acid

[′strȯŋ ′as·əd]
(chemistry)
An acid with a high degree of dissociation in solution, for example, mineral acids, such as hydrochloric acid, HCl, sulfuric acid, H2SO4, or nitric acid, HNO3.
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"The substance was found to be a strong acid, possibly drain cleaning solution, which would be unlikely to be intended for domestic use.
One of the major procedures for assessing C[O.sub.2] evolution from soil is to trap the C[O.sub.2] in a strong base solution such as 1 M NaOH and subsequently titrating the solution with a strong acid such as HCI.
Sakurajima, an active volcano in Kagoshima Prefecture is also affected by strong acid rain.
Since water-based flux is a strong acid, its non-removal under a component could affect the electrical path of the circuit.
"A half-dozen [army ants] swarmed over me," recalled one victim, "drawing little gouts of blood with every bite and burning the skin with a strong acid. Several had forced their jaws into the heavy leather of my boots.
The surface of the article is coated with a warerborne system that includes a copolymer copolymerized from at least one first copolymerizable monomer and at least one second copolymerizable monomer containing a conjugate base of a strong acid. The coating enhances the reddish-yellow hues and suppresses the bluish hues and grays.
ATHE strong acid in his stomach will quickly neutralise any germs.
Specialist officers were called out and the substance is believed to be a strong acid mixture.
However, high heat and strong acid catalysts are needed for the reaction to go forward.
The maintenance solution consists of easy-to-change cartridges and an automatic cleaning process that does not require the use of strong acid. Millipore Corp.
They found that the treatment in strong acid stripped away the distinguishing sugars of the flavonoid dyes, making all of the dyes appear chemically the same.
resin ion-exchange strongly basic anion exchange resin (according to appendix 2), resin ion-exchange strong acid cation exchanger (according to appendix 2), inert material (according to appendix 2) 6,600 liter (a, s) 3.