acidify

verb acid·i·fy \ -ˌfī \

Definition of acidify

acidified; acidifying
transitive verb
1 :to make acid
2 :to convert into an acid

acidification

play \-ˌsi-də-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

Examples of acidify in a Sentence

  1. Pollution caused the soil to acidify.

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First Known Use of acidify

1782


ACIDIFY Defined for English Language Learners

acidify

verb

Definition of acidify for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (something) to become acidic


Medical Dictionary

acidify

verb acid·i·fy \ -ə-ˌfī \

medical Definition of acidify

acidified; acidifying
transitive verb
1 :to make acid
2 :to convert into an acid
intransitive verb
:to become acid

acidifiable

play \ə-ˌsid-ə-ˈfī-ə-bəl, a-\ adjective

acidification

play \-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

acidifier

play \ə-ˈsid-ə-ˌfī(-ə)r, a-\ noun


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