acid

([Lat. acidus, sour]) Compare with base. 1. a compound which releases hydrogen ions (H+) in solution (Arrhenius). 2. a compound containing detachable hydrogen ions (Bronsted-Lowry). 3. a compound that can accept a pair of electrons from a base (Lewis)..
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acid

(HF) Corrosive acid used for the production of glass(, since it dissolves glass). It is a very destructive liquid and will some many minerals.
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Acid

An acid (from the Latin acidus/acēre meaning sour) is a chemical substance whose aqueous solutions are characterized by a sour taste, the ability to turn blue litmus red, and the ability to react with bases and certain metals (like calcium) to form salts. Aqueous solutions of acids have a pH of less than 7. A lower pH means a higher acidity, and ...
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Acid

Any of a group of chemicals containing a free hydrogen element. Certain acids are used to clean minerals, and tests can be performed on some minerals with certain acids.
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ACID

In computer science, ACID (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, Durability) is a set of properties that guarantee that database transactions are processed reliably. In the context of databases, a single logical operation on the data is called a transaction. For example, a transfer of funds from one bank account to another, even involving multiple ch...
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Acid

([Lat. Acidus, sour]) Compare with base. 1. A compound which releases hydrogen ions (H+) in solution
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Acid

(1) Substance having a pH less than 7.
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acid

(as´id) sour. a substance that yields hydrogen ions in solution and from which hydrogen may be displaced by a metal to form a salt. All acids react with bases to form salts and water (neutralization). Other properties of acids include a sour taste and the ability to cause certain dyes to undergo a color change.&...
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Acid

(Of igneous rocks) Containing at least 10% quartz, and chemically more than 65% silica
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Acid

(soil) Soil that has a low pH value between 3.5 and 6 (lacking in lime). Most peaty soils and some very sandy soils fall into this category.
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acid

[adj] - (chemistry) containing acid 2. [n] - 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
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Acid

[pronounce: ass-id] A substance that turns litmus red. Has a pH of less than 7.
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Acid

• (a.) Sour, sharp, or biting to the taste; tart; having the taste of vinegar: as, acid fruits or liquors. Also fig.: Sour-tempered. • (a.) Of or pertaining to an acid; as, acid reaction. • (n.) A sour substance. • (n.) One of a class of compounds, generally but not always distinguished by their sour taste, solubility in water, ...
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acid

<chemical, chemistry> 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. ... They are chemical compounds which yield hydrogen ions or protons when dissolved in water, whose hydrogen can be replaced by metals or basic radicals, or which r...
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acid

adjective having the characteristics of an acid; `an acid reaction`
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Acid

[computer virus] Acid is a computer virus which infects .COM and .EXE files including command.com. Each time an infected file is executed, Acid infects all of the .EXE files in the current directory. Later, if an infected file is executed, it infects the .COM files in the current directory. Programs infected with Acid will have had the firs...
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Acid

[hip-hop] Acid (often written ACID; အက်စစ်, ʔɛʔ sɪʔ) is a Burmese hip hop group often credited with releasing Burma`s first hip hop album, Beginning, in 2000. Two of the group`s founders were later imprisoned for the group`s allegedly pro-democracy lyrics. ==Beginning== Acid was founded by Zayar Thaw, Annaga, Hein Zaw and Y...
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ACID

[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Sailors’ slang for sarcasm (RN)
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acid

Click images to enlargeIn chemistry, compound that releases hydrogen ions (H+ or protons) in the presence of an ionizing solvent (usually water). Acids react with bases to form salts, and they act as solvents. Strong acids are corrosive; dilute acids have a sour or sharp taste, although in s...
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Acid

Ac'id adjective [ Latin acidus sour, from the root ak to be sharp: confer French acide . Confer 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 an...
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Acid

Ac'id noun 1. A sour substance. 2. (Chemistry) 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 pro...
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acid

A chemical substance that yields hydrogen ions (H+) when dissolved in water. Compare with base..
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acid

A chemical substance that yields hydrogen ions (H+) when dissolved in water. Compare with base
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acid

A chemical that gives off hydrogen ions in water and forms salts by combining with certain metals. Acids have a sour taste and turn certain dyes red. Some acids made by the body, such as gastric acid, can help organs work the way they should. An example of an acid is hydrochloric acid. Acidity is measured on a scale called the pH scale. On this sca...
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Acid

A chemical which dissociates ('splits up') in solution to give hydrogen ions (H+). Have a pH less than 7. Neutralised by alkalis (bases).
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