acid-value

acid value

noun Chemistry.
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acid number

noun Chemistry.
a number expressing the acidity of a substance, equal to the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide needed to neutralize the free fatty acids present in one gram of the substance.
Also called acid value.
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acid value
 
n
the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide required to neutralize the free fatty acid in one gram of a fat, oil, resin, etc

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