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basify

[bey-suh-fahy] /ˈbeɪ səˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), basified, basifying.
1.
to raise the pH of (a substance) above 7, thus making it alkaline.
Origin of basify
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; base1 + -ify
Related forms
basification, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for basify

basify

/ˈbeɪsɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) to make basic
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