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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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Woodman, "The Independent Effects of Eicosapentaenoic Acid and Docosahexaenoic Acid on Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Humans," Curr.
Alternative Carbon Sources for Heterotrophic Production of Docosahexaenoic Acid by the Marine Alga Crypthecodinium cohnii
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Fish oil, such as Marinol, is the richest available source of the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
SATO DHA contains rich omega-3 unsaturated fatty acids like docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).
In a major departure, the AHA also said, for the first time, that a recommended nutrient could alternatively be consumed as a supplement--in this case, that would most commonly mean 1-g fish oil capsules that are widely marketed and contain 180 mg of eicosapentaenoic acid and 120 mg of docosahexaenoic acid.
Using mice carrying the genetic defect that causes the disease in people, Boston researchers showed that cell membranes in the lungs, pancreas, and intestines--the organs most affected by cystic fibrosis in people--have abnormally low levels of a fatty acid called docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
The compound, a novel conjugate of the essential omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid and salicylate, is being developed to treat patients with type 2 diabetes.
University of Pittsburgh researchers led by Rajesh Narendran of the Department of Radiology tested the effects of a supplement providing 930 mg eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and 750 mg docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in 11 men and women between the ages of 18 and 25.
Four hundred thirty-two Canadian adults (mean age, 46 years) with a major depressive episode lasting at least 4 weeks were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 1050 mg per day of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and 150 mg per day of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) or placebo (sunflower oil) for 8 weeks.
Specifically, the researchers found that the omega-3 fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) were associated with less gum disease.
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) intake contributes to the normal visual development of infants up to 12 months of age.