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Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

being sour to the taste

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having the characteristics of an acid

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Work by Bonaparte [4] reported that factors which inhibit enzyme activity, such as high temperature and reduced moisture, contribute to acid retention. Pod storage for 10 days resulted in reduced moisture content of the beans and this might have contributed to acid retention resulting in reduction in pH.
When unprocessed and processed juices were compared, samples exposed to the alternative hurdle approach displayed fewer color differences and greater ascorbic acid retention than did the heat-treated samples.
* Malic acid retention was 2-3 grams per liter higher in the 5,000 feet fruit than the 2,850 fruit.
Lactic acid retention (a measure of gluten strength) in the same analyses was 813 g [kg.sup.-1] for Idaho 587, 900 g [kg.sup.-1] for Stephens, 877 g [kg.sup.-1] for Brundage 96, and 890 g [kg.sup.-1]for Madsen (standard error of means 7 g [kg.sup.-1]).
And we also know that one to two grams of aspirin a day can cause uric acid retention that can contribute to gout.