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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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Visual Acuity and the Essentiality of Docosahexanoic Acid and Arachidonic Acid in the Diets of Term infants, Pediatr Res 44:201-209, 1998.
26) Ensuring adequate docosahexanoic acid (DHA) may also help to increase antioxidant activity in the brain and prevent organophosphates induced damage.
The therapeutic benefits of omega-3 fatty acids are legion, and high dosages of active omega-3 fatty acids (eicosapentanioic acid [EPA] and docosahexanoic acid [DHA]) are often required to achieve an optimum therapeutic outcome in certain disease states--for example, chronic inflammatory disorders and depression.
Martek's oil blend contains two long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), docosahexanoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid (ARA), both of which are found in mother's breast-milk.
The amounts of active omega-3 EFA (eicosapentanoic acid [EPA] and docosahexanoic acid [DHA]) required to achieve disease prevention or therapeutic benefit are much higher than hitherto supposed, and such amounts cannot be administered efficiently in regular fish oil liquids or capsules.
Not apparent from the correlation analysis were the following findings: individuals in the highest quintile of docosahexanoic acid (DHA; C22:6) had significantly increased circulating adiponectin concentrations compared with the remaining participants [18.
El-Mowafy, a professor at Mansoura University in Egypt, studied the effects of the fatty acid Docosahexanoic acid (DHA) on solid tumours growing in mice.