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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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Heron G, Barcelona MJ, Andersen ML, Christensen TH (1997) Determination of nonvolatile organic carbon in aquifer solids after carbonate removal by sulfurous acid. Ground Water 35, 6 11.
The causative agent in most cases has proved to be sulfurous acid ([H.sub.2]S[O.sub.3]), although nitric acid was the prime suspect in etch episodes related to thunderstorms.
The author discusses the sulfur dioxide treatment, stating that when sulfur dioxide is used to dechlorinate wastewater, it first reacts to form sulfurous acid. Sulfurous acid then reacts with each of the chlorine species (hypochlorous acid and the chloramines), turning residual chlorine species to chloride.
[ClickPress, Fri Feb 22 2019] Sodium sulfite is an inorganic salt of sodium and sulfurous acid. It is a white crystalline solid soluble in water and most solvents.
[UKPRwire, Fri Feb 22 2019] Sodium sulfite is an inorganic salt of sodium and sulfurous acid. It is a white crystalline solid soluble in water and most solvents.
During sulfur combustion, [SO.sub.2] is produced by the combination of sulfur and oxygen, and sulfurous acid is generated by the combination of [SO.sub.2] and water molecule (Fig.
In aqueous solution, S[O.sub.2] forms sulfurous acid which is fairly effective as antioxidant in acid media especially at pH 3.0.