from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Counteracting or neutralizing acidity, especially of the stomach.
- n. A substance, such as magnesia or sodium bicarbonate, that neutralizes acid.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity, especially in the stomach.
- adj. Counteracting or neutralizing acidity, especially in the stomach.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A remedy for acidity of the stomach, as an alkali or absorbent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In therapeutics, an alkali used as a remedy for acidity in the stomach.
- Counteracting acidity.
- Also written anti-acid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
- adj. acting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach)
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