deacidify
transitive verb Date: 1786 to remove acid from ; reduce the acidity of (as by neutralization) • deacidification noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deacidify — deacidification, n. /dee euh sid euh fuy /, v.t., v.i., deacidified, deacidifying. Chem. 1. to remove acid from (a substance). 2. to reduce the acidity of (a substance). [DE + ACIDIFY] * * * …   Universalium

  • deacidify — verb To remove or neutralize the acidic content of See Also: reacidify …   Wiktionary

  • deacidify — de·acid·i·fy .dē ə sid ə .fī vt, fied; fy·ing to remove acid from: reduce the acidity of (as by neutralization) de·acid·i·fi·ca·tion .sid ə fə kā shən n …   Medical dictionary

  • deacidify — v. remove acidity, remove acidic qualities …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deacidify — de·acidify …   English syllables

  • deacidify — “+ transitive verb Etymology: de + acidify : to remove acid from : reduce the acidity of (as by neutralization) * * * deacidification, n. /dee euh sid euh fuy /, v.t., v.i., deacidified, deacidifying. Chem. 1. to remove acid from (a substance). 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • diethyl zinc — noun Date: 1952 a volatile pyrophoric liquid compound C4H10Zn used especially to catalyze polymerization and to deacidify paper …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deacidification — noun see deacidify …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mass deacidification — is a term used in Library and Information Science for one possible measure against the degradation of paper in old books (the so called slow fires ). The goal of the process is to increase the pH of acidic paper on a large scale. Although acid… …   Wikipedia

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