acidify

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verb acid·i·fy \-ˌfī\

Definition of acidify

acidified

;

acidifying

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make acid

  3. 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

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verb

Definition of acidify for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (something) to become acidic


Medical Dictionary

acidify

play
verb acid·i·fy \-ə-ˌfī\

Medical Definition of acidify

acidified

;

acidifying

  1. 1

  2. transitive verb

  3. :  to make acid

  4. 2:  to convert into an acid

  5. intransitive verb

  6. :  to become acid

acidifiable

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

acidification

\-fə-ˈkā-shən\play noun

acidifier

\ə-ˈsid-ə-ˌfī(-ə)r, a-\play noun


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