acidize

[ as-i-dahyz ]
/ ˈæs ɪˌdaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), ac·id·ized, ac·id·iz·ing.

to impregnate or become impregnated with acid; acidify.

Nearby words

  1. acidified serum test,
  2. acidify,
  3. acidimeter,
  4. acidimetry,
  5. acidity,
  6. acidly,
  7. acidogenic,
  8. acidolysis,
  9. acidometer,
  10. acidophil

Also especially British, ac·id·ise.

Origin of acidize

First recorded in 1905–10; acid + -ize

Related formsac·id·i·za·tion, noun

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