Acidulate Definition

ə-sĭjə-lāt
acidulated, acidulates, acidulating
verb
acidulated, acidulates, acidulating
To make or become slightly acid.
American Heritage
To make somewhat acid or sour.
Webster's New World

To use an acidic catalyst. The chemical change being emphasised over the importance of the change in ph. Used in the processing of biodiesel co-products.

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Origin of Acidulate

  • Compare French aciduler. See acidulous

    From Wiktionary

  • acidul(ous) –ate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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