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Definition of "acid-forming" [acid-forming]

  • Yielding an acid in aqueous solution. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "acid-forming" in a sentence
  • "When fossil fuels are combusted, acid-forming nitrogen and sulfur oxides are released to the atmosphere."
  • "The ideal balance is 80 percent alkaline-forming foods and 20 percent acid-forming foods."
  • "Coffee puts the system under the strain of metabolizing a deadly acid-forming drug, depositing its insoluble cellulose, which cements the wall of the liver, causing this vital organ to swell to twice its proper size."
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