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deacidify

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verb de·acid·i·fy \ˌdē-ə-ˈsi-də-ˌfī\

Definition of deacidify

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove acid from :  reduce the acidity of (as by neutralization)

deacidification

play \-ˌsi-də-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun


1786

First Known Use of deacidify

1786


Medical Dictionary

deacidify

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transitive verb de·acid·i·fy \ˌdē-ə-ˈsid-ə-ˌfī\

Medical Definition of deacidify

deacidified

;

deacidifying

  1. :  to remove acid from :  reduce the acidity of (as by neutralization)

deacidification

\-ˌsid-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən\play noun



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