Share this entry

acidify
American English: /əˈsɪdəˌfaɪ/
British English: /əˈsɪdɪfʌɪ/

Translation of acidify in Spanish:

transitive verb -fies, -fying, -fied

  • Example sentences
    • This might have generated enough debris to block out sunlight and trigger an ice age, enough sulfuric acid to acidify the oceans, and/or enough carbon dioxide to cause global warming by a greenhouse effect.
    • The reaction mixture was poured onto water, acidified and extracted with ethyl acetate.
    • International shipping may be one of the largest sources of air pollutants along the Norwegian coast and in the Northern Atlantic, forming ground-level ozone and acidifying shorelines, according to Norwegian researchers.

Definition of acidify in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.