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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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Effects of supplementation with fish oil-derived n-3 fatty acids and gamma-linolenic acid on circulating plasma lipids and fatty acid profiles in women.
The Effect of Gamma-linolenic Acid on Skin Smoothness, Humidity and TEWL - A Clinical Study', Inform, 6(4):519, 1995.
The first downstream metabolite of linoleic acid is gamma-linolenic acid, formed via the activity of the delta-6 desaturase (D6D) enzyme.
Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) is an omega-6 essential fatty acid that must be obtained from the diet.
Importance of dietary gamma-linolenic acid in human health and nutrition.
ShiKai Borage Dry Skin Therapy heals dry skin by delivering gamma-linolenic acid, in the form of borage oil, to the cells that need it.
5 or three grams of borage seed oil, a rich source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA).
Evening Primrose Oil is a rich source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), a fatty acid which is not found in our diet naturally.
With the Vital Focus[TM] for Kids formula, Vital Nature has created a clinically effective ratio within the four categories of its nootropic complex: essential fatty acids (EPA and DHA), Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA) B vitamins (B12 and B6), folic acid, and minerals (magnesium and zinc).
Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) has been found to kill about 40 different human cancer cell lines in vitro without harming normal cells.
ShiKai's Borage Therapy body lotion and hand cream, meanwhile, contains borage oil, an ingredient that is obtained from the seeds of the common blue starflower and is a rich natural source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA).
She was also deficient in chromium (needed to prevent sugar cravings), zinc (essential to most bodily functions), vitamin B3 (for healthy skin, hair, nails and eyes), vitamin B12 (for strong nerves) and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which helps to control inflammation.

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