Definition of basicity in English:

basicity

Syllabification: ba·sic·i·ty
Pronunciation: /bāˈsisitē
 
/

noun

Chemistry
The number of hydrogen atoms replaceable by a base in a particular acid.
More example sentences
  • Classical means of separation were based on the small differences in basicity and solubility.
  • If the amines were acting as the hydrogen bond acceptors, the bimolecular quenching constants would be expected to increase with basicity of the amines, i.e. for amines with lower pK b values.
  • It is the chemical basicity of the nucleotides that has given them the common term ‘bases’ as they are associated with nucleotides present in DNA and RNA.

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