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Definition of pH noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



NAmE//ˌpi ˈeɪtʃ//
[singular] (chemistry)
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a measurement of the level of acid or alkali in a solution or substance. In the pH range of 0 to 14 a reading of below 7 shows an acid and of above 7 shows an alkali a pH of 7.5 to test the pH level of the soil
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