acetify

verb
ace·​ti·​fy | \ə-ˈsē-tə-ˌfī, -ˈse- \
acetified; acetifying

Definition of acetify 

transitive verb

: to turn into acetic acid or vinegar

Other Words from acetify

acetification \ -​ˌsē-​tə-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən , -​ˌse-​ \ noun

First Known Use of acetify

1789, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetify

back-formation from acetification, borrowed from New Latin acētificātiōn-, acētificātiō, from Latin acētum "vinegar" + -i- -i- + -ficātiō -fication — more at acetic acid

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acetify

transitive verb
ace·​ti·​fy | \ə-ˈsēt-ə-ˌfī, -ˈset- \
acetified; acetifying

Medical Definition of acetify 

: to turn into acetic acid or vinegar

Other Words from acetify

acetification \ -​ˌsēt-​ə-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən , -​ˌset-​ \ noun
acetifier \ -​ˈsēt-​ə-​ˌfī(-​ə)r , -​ˈset-​ \ noun

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