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Webster 1913 Edition


Acidic

A-cid′ic

,
Adj.
(Min.)
1.
Containing a high percentage of silica; – opposed to
basic
.

Definition 2022


acidic

acidic

English

Adjective

acidic (comparative more acidic, superlative most acidic)

  1. (chemistry) Having a pH less than 7, or being sour, or having the strength to neutralize alkalis, or turning a litmus paper red.
  2. (mineralogy) Containing a high percentage of silica; opposed to basic.
  3. Of or relating to acid; having the character of an acid.
    an acidic solution

Synonyms

Antonyms

  • (having pH less than 7): basic

Translations

References

  • acidic in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913