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Synonyms for acidify

make sour or more sour

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MAP is an acidifying fertiliser that is often used in the blending of dry agricultural fertilisers and it can supply the soil with N and P in plantavailable forms.
The findings, published online January 15 in Nature Climate Change, could go a long way toward explaining curious sensory changes observed in fish exposed to acidifying waters, says neurobiologist Andrew Dittman of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, who was not affiliated with the study.
Possible new EU rules could follow on acidifying wine with lactic acid or malic acid; dealcoholisation; and using ions exchange resins (cationics) for tartaric stabilisation: all covered by OIV--not EU--standards.
In addition to the long-term threat of a steadily acidifying ocean, sea creatures are facing a more immediate danger from climate change: falling icebergs.
ASS discharges are capable of acidifying estuarine water to around pH 3 for weeks at a time (Sammut et al.
Commercial products may also contain an acidifying agent which will kill bacteria.
With this protocol we were able to test the effects on the stability of both metanephrines and catecholamines in samples that were left standing at room temperature for up to 8 days (d vs a or b) and acidifying during (c vs a or b) or after the first 24 h at room temperature (e vs a or b) and (e vs d).
Rutka: In other parts of the world, physicians successfully use a variety of topical acidifying solutions and antiseptics.
Kunte found that separating the overall digestion process into discrete acidifying and methanogenic stages--thereby isolating the acidogenic bacteria in their own tank--resulted in complete eradication of live pathogens.
A healthy diet should balance alkalizing foods (vegetables, most fruits and certain nuts) and acidifying foods (meat, grains and cheese).
The alum acts as an acidifying agent, while zeolite--often used in kitty litter--acts as a sequestering agent, turning slurries into nitrogen-rich, slow-release fertilizer.
The carbon dioxide is removed, after acidifying the solution, by purging with nitrogen or argon.
The problem, it seems, results from the fact that when saliva becomes acidic, it prevents nicotine from being absorbed in the mouth-and almost everything we eat or drink, except water, has an acidifying effect on saliva.
Washington, August 26 ( ANI ): Biologists have found that our emissions of greenhouse gases are not just warming Earth but are also acidifying the oceans.
The Digestion-Plus blend is designed to support a healthy colon by replenishing healthy bacteria, improving digestion and acidifying the colon.