Acidify



to make or become ; convert into an .
to make or become sour.
Historical Examples

acidify the liquor with nitric and boil down to about 100 c.c.
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

Boil off the gas, add ammonia until a precipitate is formed, and then acidify somewhat strongly with acetic acid.
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

Evaporate to a thin syrup, acidify strongly with phosphoric acid.
The Elements of Bacteriological Technique John William Henry Eyre

Extract with water, acidify with acetic acid, and estimate volumetrically as described under Sulphur.
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

acidify the solution of soluble ash, obtained in 9, with dilute nitric acid and determine phosphoric acid (P2O5).
All About Coffee William H. Ukers

acidify as nitric acid, precipitate as silver chloride by sodium chloride or hydrochloric acid, and reduce as vide III, below.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

acidify with glacial acetic acid, shake a moment, and then make alkaline with ammonium hydrate.
The Starvation Treatment of Diabetes Lewis Webb Hill

Hence it is now practically always necessary to acidify artificially the tan liquors.
Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett

verb -fies, -fying, -fied
to convert into or become acid

acidify a·cid·i·fy (ə-sĭd’ə-fī’)
v. a·cid·i·fied, a·cid·i·fy·ing, a·cid·i·fies
To make or become acid.

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