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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Their quantitative analysis (8) was limited by both primes containing gelatin, an unmeasured weak acid (1), in differing amounts.
Formazans behave as very weak acids. NH protons in the structure have partly acidic character properties due to p bonds.
These are the strong ion difference (SID) and the total concentration of non-volatile weak acid ([A.sub.TOT]) (16-19).
Buffer systems usually consist of a weak acid, one that holds it's hydrogen ion more tightly, and it's salt.
Groundwater, of the water that flows through soil, is also a weak acid. This cave formed because groundwater dripped through cracks in the limestone.
The second phase of the project is the creation of a weak acid treatment plant at the Copper Cliff mill filter plant to replace the current flash furnace slime system and to allow for the treatment of metals scrubbed by the gas-cleaning facility.
Some of the gas reacts with water, forming carbonic acid, [H.sub.2]C[O.sub.3], the same weak acid that appears in carbonated drinks.
DESIGN OF WEAK ACID TITRATION EXPERIMENTS BY STOCHASTIC MODELING.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply of mark 802 and mark 79 strainers for weak acid cation vessels in plant-223
As the gas dissolves in the water, it forms a weak acid, causing the ocean itself to become gradually more acidic.
SIDe takes the opposite tack by calculating the total plasma concentration of weak negative ions [[A.sup.-]] + [HC[O.sub.3.sup.-]], where [A.sup.-] is the ionised component of nonvolatile weak acid (albumin and phosphate).
Both strains also can extrude benzoic acid during growth in the presence of almost any weak acid. The physiological relevance of this activity is being investigated.