Definition of Acetify

1. Verb. Make sour or more sour.

Exact synonyms: Acidify, Acidulate, Sour
Generic synonyms: Change Taste
Derivative terms: Acetum, Acetum, Acid, Acid, Sour, Sour
Antonyms: Sweeten



2. Verb. Turn acidic. "The solution acetified"
Exact synonyms: Acidify
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Derivative terms: Acetum, Acid, Acidification
Antonyms: Alkalize

Definition of Acetify

1. v. t. To convert into acid or vinegar.

2. v. i. To turn acid.

Definition of Acetify

1. Verb. (transitive) To convert into acid or vinegar. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To turn acid - Encyc. Dom. Econ ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acetify

1. to convert into vinegar [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

Medical Definition of Acetify

1. To convert into acid or vinegar. Origin: L. Acetum = vinegar. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acetify

acetic acid
acetic alcohol
acetic aldehyde
acetic amide
acetic anhydride
acetic fermentation
acetic phosphoric anhydride
acetic solution
aceticoceptor
acetification
acetifications
acetified
acetifier
acetifiers
acetifies
acetify (current term)
acetifying
acetilenic
acetimeter
acetimeters
acetimetry
acetin
acetins
acetize
acetized
acetizes
acetizing
aceto-
aceto-orcein stain
acetoacetate

Literary usage of Acetify

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1. A Dictionary of Chemistry by Andrew Ure (1828)
"The used casks, called mothers, are never emptied more than half, but are successively filled again, to acetify new portions of wine. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy: With Their Applications by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson (1831)
"The used casks, called mathers, are never emptied more than half, but are successively filled again, to acetify new portions of wine. ..."

3. The Standard-phonographic Dictionary by Andrew Jackson Graham (1890)
"See A • acetify ... and between their respective derivatives, write acetify and its deriva- 1i\ (-ч in the first position, the punition of (/rv/«m, ..."

4. Report in Respect of the Inquiry as to Effluvium Nuisances Arising in by Edward Ballard (1882)
"But when the washing with hot water is performed too slowly the weak saccharine solution which results is apt to acetify, and this produces a similar result ..."

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