Meaning of ACID [LAT. ACIDUS, SOUR] in English

ACID [LAT. ACIDUS, SOUR]

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Compare with base . 1. a compound which releases hydrogen ions (H + ) in solution (Arrhenius) . 2. a compound containing detachable hydrogen ions (Bronsted-Lowry) . 3. a compound that can accept a pair of electrons from a base (Lewis). .

General chemistry English glossary.      Английский глоссарий общей химии.