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acid-forming

ac·id-form·ing
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [as-id-fawr-ming]
    • /ˈæs ɪd fɔːrm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [as-id-fawr-ming]
    • /ˈæs ɪd fɔːrm/

Definitions of acid-forming word

  • adjective acid-forming (of an oxide or element) yielding an acid when dissolved in water or having an oxide that forms an acid in water; acidic 3
  • adjective acid-forming (of foods) producing an acid residue following digestion 3
  • adjective acid-forming forming an acid in chemical reaction; acidic 3
  • adjective acid-forming yielding a large acid residue in metabolism 3
  • adjective acid-forming yielding acid in chemical reaction; acidic. 1
  • adjective acid-forming (of food) containing a large amount of acid ash after complete oxidation. 1

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Origin of acid-forming

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
First recorded in 1865-70

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Parts of speech for Acid-forming

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

acid-forming popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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