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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 particular soil is alkaline because of the presence of limestone commonly present in this native soil, which quickly neutralizes any attempt to acidify the soil.
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.
The titration curves were used to predict the amount of acetic, malic, citric and phosphoric acids required to acidify fresh cucumber slurries with and without 0.3 M NaCl to pH 4.5, pH 4.0, pH 3.7 and pH 3.3.
So the researchers decided to acidify the juice to pH 4.3 with malic acid.
When the treated drainage water is discharged into a receiving stream, which in the eastern United States is often slightly acidic, the receiving water can acidify any metals remaining in the discharge, releasing them as free and again- toxic ions.
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.