basicity definition

  • noun:
    • the healthiness of becoming standard
    • The degree to which a substance is basic
    • the sheer number of replaceable hydrogen atoms in a molecule of an acid
    • the standard or condition of being a base.
    • the effectiveness of an acid to unite with several atoms or equivalents of a base, as indicated because of the quantity of changeable hydrogen atoms within the acid.
    • In chem.: their state to be a base, or of playing the section of a base in combination.
    • The power of an acid to unite with several atoms of a base.
    • In foundry-work, the percentage of metallic oxid contained in, and absence of silica from, a furnace-lining, a cinder, flux, or slag.

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