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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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A 2 x 3 factorial experiment as a completely randomised design with three replicates was used to study the transformation of chemical forms of Cd in the calcareous soil with different levels of the two P-containing acidifying agents.
The findings, published online January 15 in Nature Climate Change, could go a long way toward explaining curious sensory changes observed in fish exposed to acidifying waters, says neurobiologist Andrew Dittman of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, who was not affiliated with the study.
With this protocol we were able to test the effects on the stability of both metanephrines and catecholamines in samples that were left standing at room temperature for up to 8 days (d vs a or b) and acidifying during (c vs a or b) or after the first 24 h at room temperature (e vs a or b) and (e vs d).
While the Clean Air Act Amendments focus has been on sulfate reductions, recent information has shown that nitrate is also an important acidifying chemical, especially during the spring snowmelt period when streams and lakes are most acidic.
The problem, it seems, results from the fact that when saliva becomes acidic, it prevents nicotine from being absorbed in the mouth-and almost everything we eat or drink, except water, has an acidifying effect on saliva.
Washington, August 26 ( ANI ): Biologists have found that our emissions of greenhouse gases are not just warming Earth but are also acidifying the oceans.
The Digestion-Plus blend is designed to support a healthy colon by replenishing healthy bacteria, improving digestion and acidifying the colon.
Sea water is acidifying because carbon dioxide, released to the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels, is slightly corrosive in water.
Once the binding sites on the iron oxide have been used up, the material could be reused by acidifying it to break the arsenic-iron bonds, then filtering off the arsenic.
Acidifying solution--such as aluminum acetate, acetic acid/hydrocortisone, boric acid, glycerine-ichthammol, etc.--have been used over the years, certainly in developing countries.