Verb acidulate Definition and Examples



Definition as verb:


acidulate (third-person singular simple present acidulates, present participle acidulating, simple past and past participle acidulated)

  1. (transitive) To make something slightly, or moderately acid; to acidify
  2. (transitive) To make sour in a moderate degree; to sour somewhat
  3. (transitive) 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.

More definition: make somewhat acid. sour; embitter.

1. (transitive) to make slightly acid or sour Derived Formsacidulation, noun Word OriginC18, acidulous + -ate1Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source

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