acidifying


acidifying
a·cid·i·fy || ə'sɪdɪfaɪ v. make or become acid

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  • Acidifying — Acidify A*cid i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acidified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acidifying}.] [L. acidus sour, acid + fy: cf. F. acidifier.] 1. To make acid; to convert into an acid; as, to acidify sugar. [1913 Webster] 2. To sour; to imbitter. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • acidifiant —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ənt adjective Etymology: French, from present participle of acidifier to acidify : acidifying * * * acidifiant, a. (əˈsɪdɪfaɪənt) [a. Fr. acidifiant pr. pple. of acidifier to …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Acidified — Acidify A*cid i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acidified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acidifying}.] [L. acidus sour, acid + fy: cf. F. acidifier.] 1. To make acid; to convert into an acid; as, to acidify sugar. [1913 Webster] 2. To sour; to imbitter. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English