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- n. The condition of being basic
- n. The degree to which a substance is basic
- n. The number of replaceable hydrogen atoms in a molecule of an acid
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem.: The state of being a base, or of playing the part of a base in combination.
- n. The power of an acid to unite with one or more atoms of a base.
- n. In foundry-work, the proportion of metallic oxid present in, and the absence of silica from, a furnace-lining, a cinder, flux, or slag.
basic + -ity (Wiktionary)