deacidification

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deacidification

[‚dē·ə‚sid·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(chemistry)
Removal of acid.
A process for reducing acidity.
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With over 58,000 scores in the collection and costs of over fourteen dollars per score to deacidify single items, it rapidly becomes clear that no single institution can bear the costs necessary to preserve the corpus of music literature.
Winterhalder had pioneered the limestone treatment that was used to deacidify soil on the former "moonscape" around Sudbury.
Besides breeding, another way to increase yields is to add lime to deacidify the soil.
The researchers also will seek to deacidify the water, which now has a pH of 2.