- a·cid·i·fi·a·ble, adjective
- a·cid·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
- a·cid·i·fi·er, noun
- re·a·cid·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
- re·a·cid·i·fy, verb, re·a·cid·i·fied, re·a·cid·i·fy·ing.
- sem·i·a·cid·i·fied, adjective
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How to use acidify in a sentence
The demise of coral reefs in ocean waters that we’ve managed to simultaneously heat up, acidify, and pollute will destroy the habitat and spawning grounds of a vast share of marine species.Climate action is gaining momentum. So are the disasters. | James Temple | October 12, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
So they have all these Lactobacillus in there that will acidify the gut—and that literally pickle the pathogen.What’s sweeter than honey to these bees? Rotting meat. | Philip Kiefer | November 27, 2021 | Popular-Science
“We hypothesize that the bees are using those acid-producing bacteria to acidify their gut,” Maccaro says.What’s sweeter than honey to these bees? Rotting meat. | Philip Kiefer | November 27, 2021 | Popular-Science
Those particles, the researchers think, are an early warning of chemical reactions that can acidify the wood.X-rays are revealing new clues about a shipwreck from 1545 | Rahul Rao | October 27, 2021 | Popular-Science
As humans produce more carbon dioxide from fossil fuels, some of it ends up in the ocean — where it acidifies the water.
Evaporate to a thin syrup, acidify strongly with phosphoric acid.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
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.
acidify the solution of soluble ash, obtained in 9, with dilute nitric acid and determine phosphoric acid (P2O5).All About Coffee | William H. Ukers
British Dictionary definitions for acidify
to convert into or become acid
- acidifiable, adjective
- acidification, noun
- acidifier, noun
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