noun see deacidify

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  • deacidification — noun The act or process of removing or neutralizing acid the deacidification of old books See Also: reacidification …   Wiktionary

  • deacidification — See deacidify. * * * …   Universalium

  • deacidification — The removal or neutralization of acid. * * * de·acid·i·fi·ca·tion (de″ə sid″ĭ fĭ kaґshən) the act of correcting or destroying acidity or of neutralizing an acid …   Medical dictionary

  • deacidification — n. removal of acidity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deacidification — de·acidification …   English syllables

  • deacidification — |dē+ noun : the process of deacidifying …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mass deacidification — is a term used in Library and Information Science for one possible measure against the degradation of paper in old books (the so called slow fires ). The goal of the process is to increase the pH of acidic paper on a large scale. Although acid… …   Wikipedia

  • deacidify — deacidification, n. /dee euh sid euh fuy /, v.t., v.i., deacidified, deacidifying. Chem. 1. to remove acid from (a substance). 2. to reduce the acidity of (a substance). [DE + ACIDIFY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Brittle Books Program — The Brittle Books Program is an initiative carried out by the National Endowment for the Humanities at the request of the United States Congress. The initiative began officially between 1988 and 1989 and was to involve the eventual microfilming… …   Wikipedia

  • Preservation (library and archival science) — Preservation is a branch of library and information science concerned with maintaining or restoring access to artifacts, documents and records through the study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of decay and damage. [cite web… …   Wikipedia

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