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pH

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˌpiːˈeɪtʃ/ us  
a number that shows how strongly acid or alkaline a substance is, in a range from 0 to 14: Below pH 6.5 is acid, above pH 7.5 is alkaline. The soil in our garden has a low/high pH.Miscellaneous units of measurementChemistry - general words
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