Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of measuring the strength of acids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) The measurement of the strength of acids, especially by a chemical process based on the law of chemical combinations, or the fact that, to produce a complete reaction, a certain definite weight of reagent is required.

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  • noun chemistry The measurement of the strength of acids, especially by a chemical process based on the law of chemical combinations, or the fact that, to produce a complete reaction, a certain definite weight of reagent is required.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun volumetric analysis using standard solutions of acids to measure the amount of a base present

Etymologies

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From acid +‎ -metry, from Latin acidus ("sour, acid").

Examples

  • I have therefore developed the determination of the carboxyl group by acidimetry by using phenolphthalein as indicator; I have further elaborated the determination of the methoxy and methylimide groups.

    Fritz Pregl - Nobel Lecture

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