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acid

1. any substance that dissociates in water to yield a sour corrosive solution containing hydrogen ions, having a pH of less than 7, and turning litmus red
2. a slang name for LSD
3. Chem
a. of, derived from, or containing acid
b. being or having the properties of an acid
4. (of rain, snow, etc.) containing pollutant acids in solution
5. (of igneous rocks) having a silica content of more than 60% of the total and containing at least one tenth quartz
6. Metallurgy of or made by a process in which the furnace or converter is lined with an acid material

What does it mean when you dream about acid?

Can refer to something eating away at one’s insides. Alternatively, maybe an idea, a relationship, or a product is going through the “acid test.” Might also allude to an “acid tongue.”

acid

[′as·əd]
(chemistry)
Any of a class of chemical compounds whose aqueous solutions turn blue litmus paper red, react with and dissolve certain metals to form salts, and react with bases to form salts.
A compound capable of transferring a hydrogen ion in solution.
A substance that ionizes in solution to yield the positive ion of the solvent.
A molecule or ion that combines with another molecule or ion by forming a covalent bond with two electrons from the other species.

ACID

(programming)
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.

ACID

(Atomic, Consistent, Isolated, Durable) The properties of a transaction in a well-designed database management system (DBMS). The transaction must be ATOMIC (all updating tasks must be completed or nothing is done), CONSISTENT (it cannot leave the database in a state that violates any integrity rules), ISOLATED (remain invisible to other operations until completed) and DURABLE (will complete or be reversed if the system fails in the interim).
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Gamma-linolenic acid levels correlate with clinical efficacy of evening primrose oil in patients with atopic dermatitis.
The oil is characteristically rich in polyunsaturated acids, especially in linoleic and alpha-linolenic acids, with up to 2% content of the important gamma-linolenic acid.
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Use of fish oil supplements (omega-3fatty acids), olive oil, and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) may have a role in treatment and prevention of arthritis.
The Biological/Nutritional Significance of Gamma-Linolenic Acid in the Epidermal Metabolism and Generation of Potent Biological Modulations', Inform.
SONOVA 400 is the most concentrated, convenient and cost-effective source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) available.
Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) is an omega-6 essential fatty acid that must be obtained from the diet.
Hemp is a rich source of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids (EFAs), providing super omega stearidonic acid (SDA) and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), highly-digestible protein and naturally-occurring vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin E and iron, while being a good source of dietary fiber.
That omega fatty acid, which can undoubtedly be called the "Woman's EFA," is gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), and can be found, most commonly, in evening primrose, borage seed oils .
Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) which keeps inflammation under control and is found in oily fish.
Take evening primrose oil: It contains gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which is necessary for the production of the anti-inflammatory chemical prostoglandin.

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