acidimetry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n acidimetry volumetric analysis using standard solutions of acids to measure the amount of a base present
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Acidimetry (Chem) The measurement of the strength of acids, especially by a chemical process based on the law of chemical combinations, or the fact that, to produce a complete reaction, a certain definite weight of reagent is required.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n acidimetry The act or process of measuring the strength of acids. Specifically, the process of estimating the amount of acid in a liquid by finding exactly how much of a standard alkaline solution is required to neutralize a measured quantity of the given solution.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Acidimetry the act of such measurement
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. acidus, acid + -metry,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Acid and Meter.

Usage

In literature:

Several synthetic indicators are employed in acidimetry and alkalimetry.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
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