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Synonyms for acidify

make sour or more sour

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To study the main factors affecting the chemical transformation of Cd in calcareous soil treated with the two P-containing acidify agents, two independent variables (soil pH and the addition level of P in water-soluble form ([P.sub.addition])) were used in a multiple stepwise regression analysis.
Treatment 1 was a mixture of seawater and deionized water and had a pH of 7.96: Treatment 2 used ASS-affected waters to acidify the test water to pH 6.5; and, Treatment 3 also used ASS-affected waters to acidify the test water to pH 5.5 (Table 2).
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.
If you must plant a pin oak in an alkaline enviromnent, acidify the soil before planting.
Others might arise when stomach juices acidify vegetable compounds.
GDL is used in bakery foods as a chemical leavening aid, in dairy and soy as a controlled coagulator and in salads and dressings to acidify without adding sourness.
One way to do this is to acidify the solution to a pH of approximately 2 to precipitate out the biosurfactant, which then can be reused.