Neutralization Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Neutralization

Mixing an acid and a base to produce a neutral solution is neutralization.
Mixing an acid and a base to produce a neutral solution is neutralization. Steve McAlister, Getty Images

Neutralization Definition:

A neutralization reaction is a chemical reaction between an acid and a base which produces a neutral solution (pH = 7).

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