acidify

[uh-sid-uh-fahy]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), acidified, acidifying.
1.
to make or become acid; convert into an acid.
2.
to make or become sour.

Origin:
1790–1800; acid + -ify

acidifiable, adjective
acidification, noun
acidifier, noun
reacidification, noun
reacidify, verb, reacidified, reacidifying.
semiacidified, adjective
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acidify (əˈsɪdɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
to convert into or become acid
 
a'cidifiable
 
adj
 
acidifi'cation
 
n
 
a'cidifier
 
n

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acidify a·cid·i·fy (ə-sĭd'ə-fī')
v. a·cid·i·fied, a·cid·i·fy·ing, a·cid·i·fies
To make or become acid.

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Example sentences
To acidify alkaline soils, mix in peat or acid fertilizer periodically.
Ergo, the surface waters will acidify more quickly than the deeper water.
Deposition of sulfur dioxide can potentially acidify lakes, streams, and soils and corrode building surfaces.
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