acidified acidified  /ə ˈsɪ də ˌfaɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) make sour or more sour
  2. (v) turn acidic

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When an electric current passes through acidified water between iron poles, the current decomposes the water and oxygen is formed at the positive pole.
  2. Already, 2,000 to 4,000 lakes in Ontario have become so acidified that they can no longer support trout and bass, and some 1,300 more in Quebec are on the brink of destruction.
  3. Eventually, a middle-aged man, he does marry, but his wife, already slightly acidified from prolonged spinsterhood, is at first not quite docile enough for him.

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