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acidification

[ə‚sid·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(chemistry)
Addition of an acid to a solution until the pH falls below 7.
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This may explain the chemical transformation of Cd in calcareous soil treated with the two P-containing acidify agents.
The ASS-affected water used to acidify seawater in Experiments 1 and 2 was collected from Fernbank Creek, an acidified tributary of the Hastings River.
Purac is the only domestic producer of GDL, used in bakery as a chemical leavening aid, in dairy and soy as a controlled coagulator, and in salads and dressings to acidify without adding sourness.
Cranberries acidify the urine and prevent growth of bacteria in your bladder that cause inflammation.
In the January issue under "Cutting Tips from the Pros" ("Bouquet Beauties," page 55), you say to acidify vase water by adding a few drops of household bleach per gallon of water.
As a result of advice at the support group, I've increased my daily Vitamin C intake to 3-4000 mg in order to acidify my urine and avoid infections.
This study has expanded examination of the ability of different types of oral bacteria to acidify fissure pH and use of CaviStat, an arginine bicarbonate/calcium carbonate complex, to counter such acidity.
Marine organisms at risk as oceans warm: If the oceans continues to warm and acidify as predicted, marine organisms such as abalone and sea urchins may be unable to develop normal skeletons, according to a new study by Australian scientists.