As adjectives the difference between acidic and acidulous
is that acidic
is (chemistry) having a ph less than 7, or being sour, or having the strength to neutralize alkalis, or turning a litmus paper red while acidulous
is slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish.
(chemistry) Having a pH less than 7, or being sour, or having the strength to neutralize alkalis, or turning a litmus paper red.
(mineralogy) Containing a high percentage of silica; opposed to basic.
Of or relating to acid; having the character of an acid.
- an acidic solution
Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish.
* Edmund Burke
* 1931': He talked with '''acidulous tolerance of the exalted personages who had sent Ashenden to X. -- , ''His Excellency
- an acidulous tincture