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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.

  2. To sour; to imbitter.

    His thin existence all acidified into rage.


vb. (present participle of acidify English)

Usage examples of "acidifying".

The bismuth is precipitated by the addition of ammonic carbonate, and the solution, after filtering and acidifying with nitric acid, is re-electrolysed.