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tr. & intr.v. a·cid·i·fied, a·cid·i·fy·ing, a·cid·i·fies
To make or become acid.

a·cid′i·fi′a·ble adj.
a·cid′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
a·cid′i·fi′er n.
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Noun1.acidification - the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acidacidification - the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"


[əˌsidifiˈkeɪʃn] nacidificazione f
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Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) recently introduced the Coastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2017 to identify and assess communities, including island communities, low-population rural communities, and subsistence communities, that are most dependent on coastal and ocean resources that may be impacted by ocean acidification.
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Mix ID 2500-00-FA/SL 2500-40-FA 2500-40-SL Strength (PSI) of 2500 2500 2500 Relevant Benchmark Climate Change 104% 75% 75% Ozone depletion 110% 81% 82% Acidification 102% 77% 87% Mix ID 3000-00-FA/SL 3000-40-FA 3000-40-SL Strength (PSI) of 3000 3000 3000 Relevant Benchmark Climate Change 105% 74% 72% Ozone depletion 110% 80% 82% Acidification 102% 76% 87% Mix ID 4000-00-FA/SL 4000-20-FA 4000-40-FA Strength (PSI) of 4000 4000 6000 Relevant Benchmark Climate Change 106% 91% 73% Ozone depletion 110% 95% 76% Acidification 104% 90% 81%