Definitions for "Acids"
Hydrogen ion () donors. Acids are very important in the chemical reactions of life because they are highly reactive. Acids have pH values below 7. They are the opposite of bases.
Compounds which have a pH value below 7. Compounds that dissociate in water to form H+ ions.
Substances that release hydrogen ions (protons) in water.
substance that helps in the breakdown of food for the digestive process