Designating or of igneous rocks with more than 66% silica.
Acidic Sentence Examples
The whole of the upper part of the cone consists of grey highly acidic lava.
Quartz occurs as a primary and essential constituent of igneous rocks of acidic composition such as granite, quartz-porphyry and rhyolite, being embedded in these either as irregularly shaped masses or as porphyritic crystals.
The doctor turned red at her acidic tone and glanced at his chart.
Basic oxides combine with acids or acidic oxides to form salts; similarly acidic oxides combine with basic oxides to form salts also.
It has also feebly acidic properties, forming ferrites with strong bases.