ACIDITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ACIDITY
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acidity
 n.  pH values below 7; taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  We have stolen glass vials and powders and acids from the Home of the Scholars.
Anthem By Ayn Rand
Get Context   In PART ONE
2  We melt strange metals, and we mix acids, and we cut open the bodies of the animals which we find in the City Cesspool.
Anthem By Ayn Rand
Get Context   In PART ONE
3  Jurgis was required to stay in the bath longer than any one, in the vain hope of getting out of him a few of his phosphates and acids.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 16
4  He held out his hand as he spoke, and I noticed that it was all mottled over with similar pieces of plaster, and discoloured with strong acids.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
5  Comrades, we shall overthrow the government as true as there are fifteen intermediary acids between margaric acid and formic acid; however, that is a matter of perfect indifference to me.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER III—NIGHT BEGINS TO DESCEND UPON GRANTAIRE
6  There was a hint of acid in the old voice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
7  Melanie with cool dignity and India with acid bitterness saw to that.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
8  Mrs. Bogart was not the acid type of Good Influence.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  She nodded and smiled and was very busy about purchasing boric acid.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
10  Bubbles of carbonic acid gas will rise to the surface and burst, and make rings two or three feet wide.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 9
11  And Trixie was not a name that suited, as Sands did, the thin, acid woman, red-haired, sharp and clean, who never dashed off masterpieces, it was true; but then never dropped hairpins in the soup.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
12  But even on windless days the air always smelt of something under-earth: sulphur, iron, coal, or acid.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
13  Has a white splash of acid upon his forehead.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
14  A formidable array of bottles and test-tubes, with the pungent cleanly smell of hydrochloric acid, told me that he had spent his day in the chemical work which was so dear to him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
15  I don't know what it was, but it had either prussic acid or white lead in it.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  Check the acidity of the soil with a test kit.
2  This plant prefers alkaline soil, though it will readily tolerate some acidity.
3  High acidity and elevated levels of metals can seriously impair the ability of water bodies to support life, resulting in a decline in species diversity.
4  Eggs contain all eight essential amino acids which we depend on for good health.
5  Ulcers occur when the stomach's natural acids eat into the lining of the stomach.
6  Meat-eaters must produce extensive bile acids in their intestines to properly digest the meat that they eat.
7  The protein molecule is made up of a number of organic units known as amino acids.
8  An acid can react with a base to form a salt.
9  Carbolic acid is usually used for cleaning.
10  Her latest album makes extensive use of samples from a wide range of acid jazz tracks.
11  To compare the effect of different substances on gastric acid secretion proper control solutions comparable with the test solution should be used.
12  The water was found to contain traces of sulphuric acid.
13  The acid rain is threatening world environment.
14  One factor contributing to this malaise is the buildup of lactic acid in the muscles that can follow heavy drinking.
15  Large sections of the forest have been destroyed by acid rain.