acid-forming
acid-forming acid-forming adj. 1. yielding an acid in aqueous solution [WordNet 1.5]

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  • acid-forming — [as′idfôrm΄iŋ] adj. 1. forming an acid in chemical reaction; acidic 2. Nutrition yielding a large acid residue in metabolism …   English World dictionary

  • acid-forming — adjective yielding an acid in aqueous solution • Similar to: ↑acidic * * * /as id fawr ming/, adj. 1. yielding acid in chemical reaction; acidic. 2. (of food) containing a large amount of acid ash after complete oxidation. [1865 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • acid-forming — /as id fawr ming/, adj. 1. yielding acid in chemical reaction; acidic. 2. (of food) containing a large amount of acid ash after complete oxidation. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • acid-forming — /ˈæsəd fɔmɪŋ/ (say asuhd fawming) adjective 1. yielding acid in chemical reaction; acidic. 2. (of food) containing a large amount of acid ash after complete oxidisation …   Australian English dictionary

  • acid forming — tending to form an acid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acid rain — precipitation, as rain, snow, or sleet, containing relatively high concentrations of acid forming chemicals, as the pollutants from coal smoke, chemical manufacturing, and smelting, that have been released into the atmosphere and combined with… …   Universalium

  • acid rain — ac′id rain′ n. mer precipitation containing acid forming chemicals, chiefly pollutants, that have been released into the atmosphere and combined with water vapor: ecologically harmful • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • Acid rain — is rain or any other form of precipitation that is unusually acidic. It has harmful effects on plants, aquatic animals, and infastructure. Acid rain is mostly caused by human emissions of sulfur and nitrogen compounds which react in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Acid dissociation constant — Acetic acid, a weak acid, donates a proton (hydrogen ion, high …   Wikipedia

  • Acid-CoA ligase (GDP-forming) — In enzymology, an acid CoA ligase (GDP forming) (EC number|6.2.1.10) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:GTP + an acid + CoA ightleftharpoons GDP + phosphate + acyl CoAThe 3 substrates of this enzyme are GTP, acid, and CoA, whereas… …   Wikipedia

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