acidification

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French acidification.

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acidification (countable and uncountable, plural acidifications)

  1. The act or process of making something sour (acidifying), or changing into an acid.
    • 2013 October 3, Roger Harrabin, “Health of oceans 'declining fast'”, in bbc.co.uk[1], retrieved 2013-10-05:
      Coral reefs, for instance, are suffering from the higher temperatures and the effects of acidification whilst also being weakened by bad fishing practices, pollution, siltation and toxic algal blooms.
    Antonym: basification

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.si.di.fi.ka.sjɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

acidification f (plural acidifications)

  1. acidification

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