Type: Term Pronunciation: bā-sis′i-tē Definitions: 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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pH value above 7 and the ability to neutralize or accept protons from acids.
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For Brønsted bases it means the tendency of a compound to act as hydron (proton) acceptor. The basicity of a chemical species is normally expressed by the acidity of the conjugate acid (see conjugate acid-base pair). For Lewis bases it relates to the association constants of Lewis adducts and -addu...
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Ba·sic'i·ty noun (Chemistry) (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 ac...
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<chemistry> The quality or state of being a base. ... 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. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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(bә-sis´ĭ-te) the quality of being a base, or basic. the combining power of an acid.
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• (n.) The quality or state of being a base. • (n.) 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.
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(from the article `chemical compound`) ...bonding in oxides progresses from ionic to covalent, and their acid-base character goes from strongly basic through weakly basic, amphoteric, ... ...covalent bond and an oxidation state of 1 on the oxygen atoms. The peroxide ion is a powerful hydrogen ion ac...
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In chemistry, the quality of being a base (not an acid). A base is a substance that can accept hydrogen ions in water and can neutralize an acid. Basicity is measured on a scale called the pH scale. On this scale, a pH value of 7 is neutral, and a pH value of more than 7 to 14 shows increasing basic...
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