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Meaning of ACID

Pronunciation:  'asid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a powerful hallucinogenic drug
  2. [n]  
  3. [adj]  (chemistry) containing acid; "an acid taste"
  4. [adj]  harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation"
 

ACID is a 4 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: acerb, acerbic, acidic, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide, sulfurous, sulphurous, unpleasant, venomous, virulent, vitriolic
 
 See Also: 2-methylpropenoic acid, alcapton, alkapton, aminobenzoic acid, aqua fortis, aqua regia, arsenic acid, barbituric acid, boracic acid, boric acid, bromic acid, carbamic acid, carbolic acid, carbonic acid, carboxylic acid, cerotic acid, chemical compound, chloric acid, chlorous acid, chromic acid, citric acid, compound, cyanamid, cyanamide, cyanic acid, cyanuric acid, dibasic acid, drug of abuse, ferricyanic acid, ferrocyanic acid, fluoroboric acid, fluosilicic acid, formic acid, fulminic acid, fumaric acid, gallic acid, gamma acid, glyceric acid, glycolic acid, glycollic acid, hallucinogen, hallucinogenic drug, hexacosanoic acid, homogentisic acid, hydriodic acid, hydrobromic acid, hydrochloric acid, hydrocyanic acid, hydrofluoric acid, hydrofluosilicic acid, hydrogen chloride, hydrogen cyanide, hydroiodic acid, hydroxy acid, hydroxyacetic acid, hydroxybenzene, hyponitrous acid, lansoprazole, lysergic acid, malonylurea, manganic acid, methacrylic acid, monobasic acid, nitric acid, nitrohydrochloric acid, nitrous acid, orthoboric acid, oxybenzene, perchloric acid, phenol, phenylic acid, Prevacid, Prussic acid, psychedelic drug, psychodelic drug, selenic acid, street drug, sulfonic acid, sulphonic acid, tetrabasic acid, titanic acid, tribasic acid

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ac"id\, a. [L. acidus sour, fr. the root ak to be sharp:
    cf. F. acide. Cf. {Acute}.]
    1. Sour, sharp, or biting to the taste; tart; having the
       taste of vinegar: as, acid fruits or liquors. Also fig.:
       Sour-tempered.
    
             He was stern and his face as acid as ever. --A.
                                                   Trollope.
    
    2. Of or pertaining to an acid; as, acid reaction.
    
    
  2. \Ac"id\, n.
    1. A sour substance.
    
    2. (Chem.) One of a class of compounds, generally but not
       always distinguished by their sour taste, solubility in
       water, and reddening of vegetable blue or violet colors.
       They are also characterized by the power of destroying the
       distinctive properties of alkalies or bases, combining
       with them to form salts, at the same time losing their own
       peculiar properties. They all contain hydrogen, united
       with a more negative element or radical, either alone, or
       more generally with oxygen, and take their names from this
       negative element or radical. Those which contain no oxygen
       are sometimes called {hydracids} in distinction from the
       others which are called {oxygen acids} or {oxacids}.
    
    Note: In certain cases, sulphur, selenium, or tellurium may
          take the place of oxygen, and the corresponding
          compounds are called respectively {sulphur acids} or
          {sulphacids}, {selenium acids}, or {tellurium acids}.
          When the hydrogen of an acid is replaced by a positive
          element or radical, a salt is formed, and hence acids
          are sometimes named as salts of hydrogen; as hydrogen
          nitrate for nitric acid, hydrogen sulphate for
          sulphuric acid, etc. In the old chemistry the name acid
          was applied to the oxides of the negative or
          nonmetallic elements, now sometimes called anhydrides.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A mnemonic for the properties a transaction should have to satisfy the object management group transaction service specifications. A transaction should be atomic, its result should be Consistent, Isolated (independent of other transactions) and Durable (its effect should be permanent).

The transaction service specifications which part of the object services, an adjunct to the corba specifications.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: A dream implying the handling or absorbtion of acid means that self destruction, rage and anger are boiling inside of you. You may need to calm down and take some distance, look at your problems in a different neutral angle.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A fundamental category of many compounds whose water-based solutions have a sour taste, turn blue litmus paper red, and can combine with metals to form salts. Acids have a pH lower than 7 (strong acids have a pH of less than 3). Specific types of acids include:
  1. Arrhenius acid: any chemical that increases the number of free hydrogen ions (H+) when they're added to a water-based solution. The more free hydrogens produced, the stronger the acid.
  2. Brönsted or Brönsted-Lowry acid: any chemical that acts as a proton donor in a chemical reaction.
  3. Lewis acid: any chemical that accepts two electrons to form a covalent bond during a chemical reaction.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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