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Chemistry precipitation of a salt from solution caused by the addition or presence of acid.
2Rain, snow, etc., having increased acidity, especially as a result of atmospheric pollution.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.