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Acidification

(uh-SID-uh-fe-KAY-shun) The addition of an acid (usually nitric or sulfuric) to a sample to lower the pH below 2.0. The purpose of acidification is to "fix" a water sample so it won't change until it is analyzed. The sample is then said to be "acidified."