Origin of acidify
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Acidify as nitric acid, precipitate as silver chloride by sodium chloride or hydrochloric acid, and reduce as vide III, below.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Acidify with glacial acetic acid, shake a moment, and then make alkaline with ammonium hydrate.The Starvation Treatment of Diabetes
Lewis Webb Hill
Boil off the gas, add ammonia until a precipitate is formed, and then acidify somewhat strongly with acetic acid.
Acidify the liquor with nitric and boil down to about 100 c.c.
Extract with water, acidify with acetic acid, and estimate volumetrically as described under Sulphur.
- to convert into or become acid
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- To make or become acid.
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