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8 definitions found
 for acid
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Acid \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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              He was stern and his face as acid as ever. --A.
                                                    Trollope.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Of or pertaining to an acid; as, acid reaction.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Acid \Ac"id\, n.
     1. A sour substance.
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     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  acid
      adj 1: 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" [syn: acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid,
             bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous,
             sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic]
      2: being sour to the taste [syn: acidic, acid, acidulent,
         acidulous]
      3: having the characteristics of an acid; "an acid reaction"
      n 1: 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
      2: street name for lysergic acid diethylamide [syn: acid,
         back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis,
         loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane,
         superman, window pane, Zen]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  322 Moby Thesaurus words for "acid":
     DET, DMT, Foamite, LSD, Mary Jane, STP, THC, acerb, acerbate,
     acerbic, acerbity, acetic, acetose, acetous, acetylsalicylic acid,
     acid, acidic, acidity, acidulant, acidulated, acidulent, acidulous,
     acidulousness, acrid, acrimonious, acrimony, actual cautery, agent,
     alkali, alkalinity, alloisomer, amino acid, ammono acid, angry,
     animosity, anion, antacid, antidepressant, aqua fortis, aqua regia,
     arsenic acid, ascorbic acid, asperity, asperous, aspirin,
     astringent, ataractic, atom, automatic sprinkler, base, basic,
     battery acid, benzoic acid, bile, biochemical, biting, bitter,
     bitter resentment, bitterness, bitterness of spirit, boric acid,
     brand, brand iron, branding iron, bread-and-butter pickle, burning,
     butyric acid, carbolic acid, carbon tet, carbon tetrachloride,
     carbon-dioxide foam, carbonic acid, cation, caustic, causticity,
     cauter, cauterant, cauterizer, cautery, chemical, chemical element,
     chemicobiological, chemicoengineering, chemicomineralogical,
     chemicophysical, chemurgic, chloric acid, chlorous acid,
     chokecherry, choler, choleric, chromic acid, chromoisomer,
     citric acid, compound, copolymer, copolymeric, copolymerous,
     corroding, corrosive, crab apple, cutting, cyanic acid, deck gun,
     deluge set, diethyltryptamine, dill pickle, dimer, dimeric,
     dimerous, dimethyltryptamine, discontented, double-edged, driving,
     dry, edged, effective, electrocautery, electrochemical, element,
     elemental, elementary, embittered, escharotic, extinguisher,
     feeling evil, fierce, fire apparatus, fire engine, fire hose,
     fire hydrant, fireplug, fluoric acid, foam, foam extinguisher,
     forceful, forcible, formic acid, gage, gall, ganja,
     gnashing of teeth, grass, green apple, gutsy, hallucinogen,
     hard feelings, harsh, hash, hashish, hay, heartburning,
     heavy chemicals, hemp, heteromerous, high polymer, homopolymer,
     hook-and-ladder, hot iron, hydracid, hydrochloric acid,
     hydrocyanic acid, hyperacid, hypochlorous acid, imperative,
     impressive, incisive, inorganic chemical, ion, irritating, isomer,
     isomerous, joint, kava, keen, lactic acid, ladder pipe, lemon,
     lignosulphonic acid, lime, lunar caustic, macrochemical,
     macromolecule, malic acid, marijuana, mescal, mescal bean,
     mescal button, mescaline, metamer, metameric, mind-altering drug,
     mind-blowing drug, mind-expanding drug, molecule, monomer,
     monomerous, mordacious, mordant, morning glory seeds, moxa,
     muriatic acid, nervous, neutralizer, niacin, nicotinic acid,
     nonacid, nose-tickling, oil of vitriol, organic chemical,
     out of humor, out of sorts, out of temper, oxalic acid, oxyacid,
     pectic acid, penetrating, perboric acid, perchloric acid, peyote,
     phenol, phosphoric acid, photochemical, physicochemical,
     phytochemical, pickle, picric acid, piercing, piquant, poignant,
     polymer, polymeric, pot, potential cautery, powerful, prussic acid,
     pseudoisomer, psilocin, psilocybin, psychedelic, psychic energizer,
     psychoactive drug, psychochemical, psychotomimetic, pumper, punchy,
     pungent, radical, radiochemical, radium, rancor, rancorous,
     rankled, rankling, reagent, reefer, resentful, resenting, rigorous,
     roach, rough, salicylic acid, scathing, scorching, sensational,
     severe, sharp, sinewed, sinewy, slashing, slow burn, snorkel, soda,
     sore, soreness, sour, sour balls, sour cream, sour grapes,
     sour pickle, sourdough, spleen, splenetic, sprinkler,
     sprinkler head, sprinkler system, stabbing, stewing, stick,
     stinging, strident, striking, stringent, strong, subacid,
     subacidulous, sulfacid, sulfuric acid, super-pumper, tart, tea,
     telling, thermochemical, tranquilizer, trenchant, trimer, vehement,
     verjuice, vigorous, vinegar, violent, virulence, virulent, vital,
     vitriol, vitriolic, water, water cannon, weed, wet blanket,
     withering, yogurt
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  ACID
         Analysis Console for Intrusion Databases (IDS, CERT)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  ACID
         ANSI Creators in Demand (ANSI), "ACiD"
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  ACID
         Atomicity - Consistency - Isolation - Durability (DB, TP)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  ACID
  
      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.
  
     (1997-05-15)
  

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