acidify

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EtymologyEdit

From acid +‎ -ify, from Latin acidus (sour, acid); compare French acidifier.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈsɪdɪfaɪ/
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VerbEdit

acidify (third-person singular simple present acidifies, present participle acidifying, simple past and past participle acidified) (transitive)

  1. To make something (more) acidic or sour; to convert into an acid.
  2. To neutralize alkalis.
    to acidify sugar
  3. (figuratively) To sour; to embitter.

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