Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which acidifies; specifically, in chem., that which has the property of imparting an acid quality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A simple or compound principle, whose presence is necessary to produce acidity, as oxygen, chlorine, bromine, iodine, etc.

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  • noun chemistry A simple or compound principle, whose presence is necessary to produce acidity, as oxygen, chlorine, bromine, iodine, etc.

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Examples

  • Thoroughly water the plant before adding any acidifier.

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  • Start over with a basic Kefir or Yogurt “starter” or “acidifier”, or easier yet, buy a commericial product you like.

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  • In your Archives you had a recipe based on one in "Simply Heavenly", using soyflour and tomato juice as liquid and acidifier, without straining out the soymilk.

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  • But you can also use vinegar as an acidifier: 2 tablespoons per gallon of water will yield the desired pH.

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  • An acidifier will commonly not maintain - that is, buffer - the spray solution at a certain desired pH range.

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  • One method of successfully transporting an acidifier to the large intestine, and subsequently influencing the pH, is to use an organic acid that has been combined on a sequential-release-medium (SRM), which releases the acid throughout the gastrointestinal tract, including the large intestine.

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  • Succinic acid, an EU approved additive also known as E363, can be used as an acidifier in beverages and in food applications such as relishes for example.

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  • Using a soil acidifier lower your soil's pH for beautiful blue blooms.

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  • A buffer/acidifier will reduce spray water pH and hold the pH in a certain range.

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  • Lactate not only serves as a preservative agent and acidifier in food production, but can also be used as a feedstock in the chemical industry - for example in the production of polylactides, which are biodegradable polymers.

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