Acidulating
Acidulate A*cid"u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acidulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acidulating}.] [Cf. F. aciduler. See {Acidulous}.] To make sour or acid in a moderate degree; to sour somewhat. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

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  • acidulating — v. make slightly acidic; embitter, make sour …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Acidulate — A*cid u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acidulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acidulating}.] [Cf. F. aciduler. See {Acidulous}.] To make sour or acid in a moderate degree; to sour somewhat. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acidulated — Acidulate A*cid u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acidulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acidulating}.] [Cf. F. aciduler. See {Acidulous}.] To make sour or acid in a moderate degree; to sour somewhat. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • acidulant — /euh sij euh leuhnt/, n. Chem. an acidulating substance. Also, acidulent. [1825 35; < F, n. use of prp. of aciduler, v. deriv. of L acidulus. See ACIDULOUS, ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • acidulate — acidulation, n. /euh sij euh layt /, v.t., acidulated, acidulating. 1. to make somewhat acid. 2. to sour; embitter. [1725 35; ACIDUL(OUS) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • acidulation — noun the act of acidulating …   Wiktionary

  • acidulate — [c]/əˈsɪdʒəleɪt/ (say uh sijuhlayt) verb (acidulated, acidulating) –verb (t) 1. to make somewhat acid. 2. to sour; embitter. –verb (i) 3. to become acid. {acidul(ous) + ate1 (def. 4) –acidulation /əsɪdʒəˈleɪʃən/ (say uhsijuh layshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • acidulate — [ə sij′o͞o lāt΄] vt. [< L acidulus (see ACIDULOUS) + ATE1] acidulated, acidulating to make somewhat acid or sour acidulation n …   English World dictionary

  • curd — n. 1 (often in pl.) a coagulated substance formed by the action of acids on milk, which may be made into cheese or eaten as food. 2 a fatty substance found between flakes of boiled salmon flesh. 3 the edible head of a cauliflower. Phrases and… …   Useful english dictionary

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