Definition of Base-forming
1. Adjective. Yielding a base in aqueous solution.
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Literary usage of Base-forming
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"From this the inference is drawn that the oxygen is the base-forming ... /H \CH = С Me/ \Я to be in the compound no other element which can be base-forming, ..."
2. An Introduction to the Study of Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1909)
"The compounds of the base-forming elements with hydrogen and oxygen are bases, ... But the distinction between acid-forming and base-forming elements is not ..."
3. Chemistry of Food and Nutrition by Henry Clapp Sherman (1911)
"of acid-forming and base.forming elements in the food (and it has been suggested that such disturbance may also be connected with other abnormalities of ..."
4. The Elements of Chemistry: A Text-book for Beginners by Ira Remsen (1902)
"The meaning of the name base-forming elements is that the compounds of these ... But the distinction between acid-forming and base-forming elements is not a ..."
5. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1915)
"The surplus of base-forming elements which remains as carbonate and makes the ... A table showing potential alkalinity or excess of base-forming elements in ..."