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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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n-3 deficient and docosahexanoic acid enriched diets during critical periods of the developing prenatal rat brain.
The product description notes that it is a combination of ethyl esters of eicosapentanoic acid (EPA-approximately 465 mg) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA-approximately 375 mg).
Two specific fatty acids in the omega class are proving critical to human health: eicosapentanoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA).
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About half of Senior Moment consists of docosahexanoic acid (DHA) from algae.
GlaxoSmithKline's prescription formulation of the omega oils eicosapentaenoic acid plus docosahexanoic acid Lovaza has shown strong growth and is positioned to record blockbuster sales in 2011.
Tenders are invited for omega 3 fatty acids 300 mg containing minimum strength/quantity in each of the following : eicosapentanoic acid (epa) 180 mg , docosahexanoic acid (dha) 120 mg cap
Omega-3 fatty acids, including alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexanoic acid (DHA), are essential to maintaining the structural balance of cell membranes throughout the body and have reduced lipid peroxidation and protein oxidation in TBI models.
001) concentration of long chain n-3 derivatives such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) docosapentaenoic acid (DPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) (8.
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Taking the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexanoic acid (DHA) might offer a new way of protecting against traumatic brain injury (TBI), suggest animal experiments.
Palmitic was the most abundant among saturated fatty acids (SFA); oleic was the most abundant among the mono-unsaturated fatty acids (MUFA); and linoleic, eicosapentanoic acid (EPA), and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) were the most abundant among polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA).