- 1. The valence or combining power of an acid, or the number of replaceable atoms of hydrogen in its molecule. 2. The characteristic(s) of being a chemical base.
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* * *ba·sic·i·ty (bə-sisґĭ-te) 1. the quality of being a base, or basic. 2. the combining power of an acid; it is measured by the number of hydrogen atoms replaceable by a base.
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Basicity — Ba*sic i*ty, n. (Chem.) (a) The quality or state of being a base. (b) The power of an acid to unite with one or more atoms or equivalents of a base, as indicated by the number of replaceable hydrogen atoms contained in the acid. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
basicity — [bə sis′ə tē] n. Chem. 1. the quality or condition of being a base 2. the capacity of an acid to react with a base, measured by the number of hydrogen atoms that can be replaced by a base: cf. MONOBASIC, DIBASIC … English World dictionary
basicity — bazingumas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Gebėjimas prisijungti protoną arba atiduoti laisvą elektronų porą kitos dalelės orbitalei. atitikmenys: angl. basicity rus. основность … Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas
basicity — noun see basic I … New Collegiate Dictionary
basicity — /bay sis i tee/, n. Chem. 1. the state of being a base. 2. the power of an acid to react with bases, dependent on the number of replaceable hydrogen atoms of the acid. [1840 50; BASIC + ITY] * * * … Universalium
basicity — noun a) The condition of being basic b) The degree to which a substance is basic … Wiktionary
basicity — Смотри Основность … Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии
basicity — n. base quality (Chemistry) … English contemporary dictionary
basicity — [beɪ sɪsɪti] noun Chemistry the number of hydrogen atoms replaceable by a base in a particular acid … English new terms dictionary
basicity — ba·sic·i·ty … English syllables