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[mass noun] Measurement of the strengths of acids.
- ‘The free caustic soda can be determined very easily by acidimetry on samples which are taken from the conveyor belt from time to time.’
- ‘Acidimetry was performed by dissolving a sample of the elastomer prepared in this way in a toluene/orthodichlorobenzene mixture.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.