Acidifier
Acidifier A*cid"i*fi`er, n. (Chem.) A simple or compound principle, whose presence is necessary to produce acidity, as oxygen, chlorine, bromine, iodine, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • acidifier — [ asidifje ] v. tr. <conjug. : 7> • 1786; de acide ♦ Rendre acide, transformer en acide. Pronom. Matière qui s acidifie, devient acide. ● acidifier verbe transitif Rendre acide ; transformer en acide. Ajouter du vinaigre ou du citron à une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • acidifier — (a si di fi é) v. a. 1°   Terme de chimie. Convertir un corps liquide, solide ou gazeux en acide. 2°   S acidifier, v. réfl. Devenir acide. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Acide et ficare, fréquentatif de facere (voy. faire) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • acidifier — rūgštiklis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Rūgštingumą didinanti arba šarmingumą mažinanti medžiaga. atitikmenys: angl. acidifier; acidulant rus. подкислитель; подкисляющее средство; усилитель кислотности …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • acidifier —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌfī(ə)r, īə noun ( s) Etymology: acidify + er : one that acidifies: as a. : a chemical element or group whose presence produces acidity orig. used of oxygen b. : a substance (as sulfur or aluminum sulfate) used to increase soil… …   Useful english dictionary

  • acidifier — noun Date: circa 1828 one that acidifies; especially a substance used to increase soil acidity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Acidifier — Acidifiers are inorganic chemicals that either produce or become acid.These chemicals increase the level of gastric acid in the stomach when ingested, thus decreasing the stomach pH level.These are many types of acidifiers but the main four types …   Wikipedia

  • acidifier — See acidifiable. * * * …   Universalium

  • acidifier — noun A simple or compound principle, whose presence is necessary to produce acidity, as oxygen, chlorine, bromine, iodine, etc …   Wiktionary

  • acidifier — acid·i·fi·er (ə sid″ĭ fiґər) 1. an agent that causes acidity. 2. an agent used to increase gastric acidity …   Medical dictionary

  • acidifier — n. something which acidifies, something which makes or becomes acid …   English contemporary dictionary

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