acidulousness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n acidulousness the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
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Usage

In literature:

Hence we may employ as mordant water acidulated with 3, 4, or 5 per cent.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882" by Various
It is passed into a newly-acidulated bath, rinsed, and dried.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883" by Various
She is an acidulous maiden person with ultra-ritualistic tendencies.
"The Spenders" by Harry Leon Wilson
During the performance, sweetmeats, fruits, and sherbet (a cooling, sweet, acidulated beverage) were handed round.
"A Woman's Journey Round the World" by Ida Pfeiffer
If very heavy, run through lukewarm water slightly acidulated with vitriol, rinse, hydro-extract, and hang in stove.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887" by Various
Boil in salted, acidulated water until tender.
"The Story of Crisco" by Marion Harris Neil
All acids disagree with me, and your acidulated observations are giving me unpleasant premonitory symptoms.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
One sort bears in rich profusion a number of brilliant scarlet, highly perfumed, and acidulous fruits.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
An acidulous smile played around his mouth, his white beard quivered when he dropped the corners of his lips in satanic glee.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Just before serving acidulate.
"The Khaki Kook Book" by Mary Kennedy Core
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In news:

Blanch beets in acidulated water until cooked through.
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In science:

The reaction of these with ferrous iron in the acidulous Hadean ocean (derived from very hot springs, Russell and Hall 2006) is seen as having drawn a secondary ocean current with the Fe2+ toward the alkaline spring as a result of entrainment (Martin et al 2008).
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
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