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basify

[ bey-suh-fahy ]
/ 藞be瑟 s蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), ba路si路fied, ba路si路fy路ing.
to raise the pH of (a substance) above 7, thus making it alkaline.
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Origin of basify

First recorded in 1840鈥50; base1 + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM basify

ba路si路fi路ca路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for basify

basify
/ (藞be瑟s瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to make basic
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