Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of acidifying, or of changing into an acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of acidifying, or changing into an acid.

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  • noun The act or process of making something sour (acidifying), or changing into an acid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid

Etymologies

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From French

Examples

  • Predicting the long-term acidification trends in small subarctic lakes using diatoms.

    Historical changes in freshwater ecosystems in the Arctic

  • Over-fishing, now, and the long-term acidification of the oceans due to carbon dioxide, are far more serious problems ... or I should say, are serious problems, because whaling isn't one.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Ocean acidification is happening about ten times faster today than it did 55 million years ago, when it preceded the mass extinction of much of the planet’s marine life.

    Apocalypse Monday « Gerry Canavan

  • Whatever the solution is, whether it’s cutting emissions, building solar plants, or geoengineering the ocean, if we don’t do something soon, the problem of ocean acidification is going to get worse.

    Ocean Acidification: Another Carbon Challenge | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • Some researchers have called acidification one of the most critical anthropogenic Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis by Al Gore

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • March 31st, 2010 WASHINGTON - Scientists have warned that ocean acidification, which is dubbed the 'evil twin of global warming', caused by a rise in human emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), threatens the world's oceans.

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  • Scientists call acidification of the oceans the hidden partner of climate change.

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  • Mr. LEISEROWITZ: Yeah, this is one of the most surprising things to me, is that we found that only 25 percent of the public, so it's one in four Americans, have ever heard of coral bleaching or ocean acidification, which is the newest concern that's being raised about climate change, because of course the oceans are absorbing a lot of the CO2 that are being pumped into them through the burning of fossil fuels.

    NPR Topics: News

  • These astonishingly well-preserved bones belong to an entirely new species of human ancestor who lived nearly two million years ago - and may have bridged the gap between ocean acidification, which is dubbed the 'evil twin of global warming', caused by a rise in human emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), threatens the world's oceans.

    WN.com - Articles related to '10 most wanted' plants inspected for clues to climate change

  • These astonishingly well-preserved bones belong to an entirely new species of human ancestor who lived nearly two million years ago - and may have bridged the gap between ocean acidification, which is dubbed the 'evil twin of global warming', caused by a rise in human emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), threatens the world's oceans.

    WN.com - Articles related to '10 most wanted' plants inspected for clues to climate change

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