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noun as in curdle

verb as in sour

verb as in turn

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The demise of coral reefs in ocean waters that we’ve managed to simultaneously heat up, acidify, and pollute will destroy the habitat and spawning grounds of a vast share of marine species.

So they have all these Lactobacillus in there that will acidify the gut—and that literally pickle the pathogen.

“We hypothesize that the bees are using those acid-producing bacteria to acidify their gut,” Maccaro says.

Those particles, the researchers think, are an early warning of chemical reactions that can acidify the wood.

As humans produce more carbon dioxide from fossil fuels, some of it ends up in the ocean — where it acidifies the water.

Evaporate to a thin syrup, acidify strongly with phosphoric acid.

Boil off the gas, add ammonia until a precipitate is formed, and then acidify somewhat strongly with acetic acid.

Acidify the liquor with nitric and boil down to about 100 c.c.

Extract with water, acidify with acetic acid, and estimate volumetrically as described under Sulphur.

Acidify the solution of soluble ash, obtained in 9, with dilute nitric acid and determine phosphoric acid (P2O5).


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to acidify, such as: acerbate, acidulate, clabber, clot, coagulate, and condense.

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