Definition of acidification in US English:



  • See acidify

    • ‘The nutrient solution was changed every week to limit the acidification, and was oxygenated by an aquarium pump.’
    • ‘The most-important chemical effects of the air pollution are acidification of soil and fresh water, which in turn causes a solubilization of toxic metals.’
    • ‘Thus, prevention of nitrate leaching is an important step towards minimizing soil acidification.’
    • ‘Acid rain falling back on Earth causes acidification of lakes and streams and contributes to damage of trees at high elevations.’
    • ‘As the enzymes drive acidification and also coagulate the milk, cheese flavor begins naturally developing.’