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Rain also tends to be slightly acidic. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The chart below shows you which foods are acidic and alkaline. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Leaves colour up best on acidic soil in full sun. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The latter causes an unpleasant sour or acidic taste. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This tends to give an open texture and slightly acidic flavour. The Sun (2014)Avoid spicy or acidic foods and focus on alkaline ones like melons and potatoes. The Sun (2014)An amazing big shrub or small tree for acidic soil. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If the sprouts smell mouldy or acidic, do not eat them. Stay Well This Winter (1989)Has a highly acidic taste; inedible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The texture is springy, the taste creamy and slightly acidic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Otherwise wait at least 30 minutes after consuming acidic foods and drinks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If your garden soil is particularly acidic or alkaline you can have a contrasting or neutral soil to increase your range of plants. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Human skin is slightly acidic, which helps inhibit bacterial growth. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many foods are acidic so you need alkaline ones in the mix, too. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Given moisture and acidic soil these scented leaves will turn pink, orange and red next month. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Avoid spicy or acidic foods, keep your fluid intake normal and cut down on caffeine. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Found under trees in damp, acidic soils. The Sun (2011)Therefore any acidic foods wrapped in aluminium foil will be found to have an increased aluminium content when left for a number of hours. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)I cut out junk food and acidic food and got myself back. The Sun (2014)The foundation has also called for sugary, acidic foods and drinks to be removed from school vending machines. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The lime has the added advantage of tightening and shrinking the flesh, the acidic juice slightly searing the edges. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For the best performance, grow in slightly acidic soil and in a position that is sheltered from cold winds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This one is a bit more unusual and requires specific conditions in the form of a protected spot and well-drained acidic soil. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sometimes, because of poor diet and stress, our bodies become slightly acidic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But I also learnt that healthy skin should be slightly acidic, and how to address the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The team first published an attempt to crack the problem last year; that solution required the liquid to be slightly acidic, so the team used fruit juice. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: acidic ADJECTIVE
Acidic substances contain acid.
Dissolved carbon dioxide makes the water more acidic.
Definition of acidic from the Collins English Dictionary
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