Associations to the word «Acid»

Wiktionary

ACID, adjective. Sour, sharp, or biting to the taste; tart; having the taste of vinegar.
ACID, adjective. (figuratively) Sour-tempered.
ACID, adjective. Of or pertaining to an acid; acidic.
ACID, adjective. (music) Denoting a musical genre that is a distortion (as if hallucinogenic) of an existing genre, as in acid house, acid jazz, acid rock.
ACID, noun. A sour substance.
ACID, noun. (chemistry) Any of several classes of compound having the following properties:-
ACID, noun. Any of a class of water-soluble compounds, having sour taste, that turn blue litmus red, and react with some metals to liberate hydrogen, and with bases to form salts.
ACID, noun. Any compound that easily donates protons; a Brønsted acid
ACID, noun. Any compound that can accept a pair of electrons to form a covalent bond; a Lewis acid
ACID, noun. (slang) lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
ACID, noun. (databases) Acronym of atomicity, consistency, isolation, and durability., a set of properties that guarantee database transactions are processed reliably
ACID ANHYDRIDE, noun. (organic chemistry) A class of organic compounds having two acyl groups bonded to the same oxygen atom. They react with water to give carboxylic acids.
ACID ANHYDRIDES, noun. Plural of acid anhydride
ACID BOMB, noun. An improvised weapon consisting of an acid and a base combined in a container, which swells and explodes.
ACID BOMBS, noun. Plural of acid bomb
ACID DISSOCIATION CONSTANT, noun. (chemistry) The equilibrium constant for the dissociation of an acid, and thus a measure of its strength
ACID DROP, noun. An old-fashioned sour boiled sweet.
ACID DROPS, noun. Plural of acid drop
ACID HOUSE, noun. A style of music from the early rave scene in the UK.
ACID JAZZ, noun. (music genre) (jazz) A genre of popular music combining jazz with elements of soul music, funk and disco
ACID OF AIR, noun. (obsolete) (inorganic compound) carbon dioxide, carbonic acid
ACID OF AMBER, noun. (obsolete) (organic compound) The organic compound succinic acid.
ACID OF ANTS, noun. (obsolete) (organic compound) formic acid
ACID OF APPLES, noun. (obsolete) (organic compound) malic acid
ACID OF LEMON, noun. (obsolete) (organic compound) citric acid
ACID OF MILK, noun. (obsolete) (organic compound) lactic acid
ACID OF SALT, noun. (obsolete) (inorganic compound) hydrochloric acid
ACID OF SUGAR, noun. (obsolete) (organic compound) oxalic acid
ACID RAIN, noun. Rain which is unusually acidic (pH of less than the natural range of 5 to 6); caused mainly by atmospheric pollution with sulphur dioxide and nitrogen compounds.
ACID RAINS, noun. Plural of acid rain
ACID REFLUX, noun. Reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus.
ACID REFLUX, noun. Heartburn, especially recurring or chronic heartburn.
ACID ROCK, noun. A rock music genre originating from the late 1960s, heavily inspired by or related to drug-induced experience.
ACID TEST, noun. (idiomatic) a rigorous test or appraisal of the quality or worth of something
ACID TESTS, noun. Plural of acid test
ACID WASHING, verb. Present participle of acid wash

Dictionary definition

ACID, noun. Any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt.
ACID, noun. Street name for lysergic acid diethylamide.
ACID, adjective. 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"; "a vitriolic critique".
ACID, adjective. Being sour to the taste.
ACID, adjective. Having the characteristics of an acid; "an acid reaction".

Wise words

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