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acid

noun

1 acid

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.

Roget 384: increase of temperature; heating etc. v.; calefaction, tepefaction, torrefaction; melting, fusion; liquefaction etc. 335; burning etc. ... show more

Roget 397: sourness etc. adj.; acid, acidity, low pH; acetous fermentation, lactic fermentation.    vinegar, verjuice, crab, alum; acetic acid, lactic acid.    ... show more

Dutch: zuur
Polish: kwas



2 acid

Street name for lysergic acid diethylamide.

synonyms: back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane ... show more.

Dutch: Doortje

adjective

1 acid

Harsh or corrosive in tone:
— A barrage of acid comments.

synonyms: acerb, acerbic, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic.

2 acid

Being sour to the taste.

synonyms: acidic, acidulent, acidulous.

Roget 397: sour; acid, acidulous, acidulated; tart, crabbed; acetous, acetose; acerb, acetic; sour as vinegar, sourish, acescent, subacid [Chem]; ... show more

3 acid

Having the characteristics of an acid.

Polish: kwaƛny, kwasowy


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