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ac·id·i·fy

(a-sid'i-fī),
1. To render acid.
2. To become acid.

ac·id·i·fy

(ă-sid'i-fī)
1. To render acidic.
2. To become acid.

acidify

(ă-sid′ĭ-fī″) [ acid + -ify]
1. To make a substance acid.
2. To become acid.
acidifiable (ă-sid″ĭ-fī′ă-bl), adjectiveacidification (-fĭ-kā′shŏn) acidifier (-fī″ĕr)
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Both cottage and acidified Cheddar WPC 80 NBUF samples had lower intensities of cardboard flavor and higher sweet aromatic flavors.
A natural gradient in pH, alkalinity, and salinity produced in an acid sulfate acidified estuary in NSW, Australia (Amaral et al.
One container of the untreated slurry (control) was preserved at its original pH (7.9), whereas the slurries in the two other containers were acidified by slowly (to avoid foaming) adding 1.5 M [H.sub.2]S[O.sub.4] until pH 7.0 and pH 5.0 were reached.
Prior to the publication of these discordant reports [17-19], we transitioned female NOD mice that were maintained on autoclaved neutral pH tap water to acidified drinking water under specific pathogen-free conditions at the UIC animal facility.
Of these options, citric acid (usually available where canning jars are sold) is least likely to adversely affect flavor, although in all cases the acidified tomatoes, and any dish made with them, will be quite puckery.
However, the acidified water is probably common to many Florida blue holes, according to preliminary data from other sites.
Populations grown from this cell lived in containers of acidified seawater about the size of soda cans.
In the laboratory, many harmful algal species produce more toxins and bloom faster in acidified waters.
Disclosures: Five coauthors reported royalties from manufacturer ProStrakan; two held patents on acidified nitrate in skin infections.
"Traditional dry-blended acidified whey proteins tend to have undesirable taste profiles, for example being too tart, too astringent or exhibiting other off flavours that decrease palatability and consumer acceptance.
Initially, all tanks were acidified with a same volume of concentrated HCl p.a to reduce total alkalinity to close to 20 mg [L.sup.-1] CaC[O.sub.3].
White measured the survival rate and shell size in larvae to test whether larvae spending their first days of life in normal seawater fared differently than larvae spending their first days in seawater acidified with high carbon dioxide.