deacidify

verb
de·​acid·​i·​fy | \ ˌdē-ə-ˈsi-də-ˌfī How to pronounce deacidify (audio) \
deacidified; deacidifying; deacidifies

Definition of deacidify

transitive verb

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

Other Words from deacidify

deacidification \ ˌdē-​ə-​ˌsi-​də-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce deacidification (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of deacidify

1786, in the meaning defined above

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“Deacidify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deacidify. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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deacidify

transitive verb
de·​acid·​i·​fy | \ ˌdē-ə-ˈsid-ə-ˌfī How to pronounce deacidify (audio) \
deacidified; deacidifying

Medical Definition of deacidify

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

Other Words from deacidify

deacidification \ -​ˌsid-​ə-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce deacidification (audio) \ noun

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