basicity

[bey-sis-i-tee]
noun Chemistry.
1.
the state of being a base.
2.
the power of an acid to react with bases, dependent on the number of replaceable hydrogen atoms of the acid.

Origin:
1840–50; basic + -ity

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basicity (beɪˈsɪsɪtɪ)
 
n
chem
 a.  the state of being a base
 b.  the extent to which a substance is basic

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basicity ba·sic·i·ty (bā-sĭs'ĭ-tē)
n.

  1. The ability of an acid to react based on the number of replaceable hydrogen atoms it contains.

  2. The quality of being basic.

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However, not all cerium purification methods relied on basicity.
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