acidise


acidise
acidise (Brit.) v. acidify, make or become acid; (British usage) turn sour; (Petroleum) treat oil-bearing limestone with acid for the purpose of increasing production (also acidize)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • acidised — acidise (Brit.) v. acidify, make or become acid; (British usage) turn sour; (Petroleum) treat oil bearing limestone with acid for the purpose of increasing production (also acidize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acidises — acidise (Brit.) v. acidify, make or become acid; (British usage) turn sour; (Petroleum) treat oil bearing limestone with acid for the purpose of increasing production (also acidize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acidising — acidise (Brit.) v. acidify, make or become acid; (British usage) turn sour; (Petroleum) treat oil bearing limestone with acid for the purpose of increasing production (also acidize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acidize — acidization, n. /as i duyz /, v., acidized, acidizing. v.t. 1. to impregnate with acid; acidify. v.i. 2. to become acidified. Also, esp. Brit., acidise. [1905 10; ACID + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • acidize — (Amer.) v. acidify, make or become acid; (British usage) turn sour; (Petroleum) treat oil bearing limestone with acid for the purpose of increasing production (also acidise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acidized — acidize (Amer.) v. acidify, make or become acid; (British usage) turn sour; (Petroleum) treat oil bearing limestone with acid for the purpose of increasing production (also acidise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acidizes — acidize (Amer.) v. acidify, make or become acid; (British usage) turn sour; (Petroleum) treat oil bearing limestone with acid for the purpose of increasing production (also acidise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acidizing — acidize (Amer.) v. acidify, make or become acid; (British usage) turn sour; (Petroleum) treat oil bearing limestone with acid for the purpose of increasing production (also acidise) …   English contemporary dictionary


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