acidize

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acidize (third-person singular simple present acidizes, present participle acidizing, simple past and past participle acidized)

  1. To impregnate with acid; acidify.
  2. (petroleum geology) To treat (a limestone or sandstone formation) with HCl or HF to enlarge void spaces in it.

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