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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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The nutritional value of dietary n-3 and n-6 fatty acids for the Chinese prawn (Penaeus chinensis).
Influence of dietary conjugated linoleic acid and its combination with flaxseed oil or fish oil on saturated fatty acid and n-3 to n-6 fatty acid ratio in broiler chicken meat.
Total n-3 of experimental diets followed the similar values as total n-6 fatty acids and ranged from 7.
In the present study, during larval development, of the total n-6 fatty acids, only C20: 4n-6 was increased.
The findings of the study showed that there was no significant association between saturated, mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids, or for the specific n-3 and n-6 fatty acids, even when the analysis was only conducted in the advanced or high grade prostate cancer (Park, et al.
Recent studies have clearly shown the importance of n-3 and n-6 fatty acids for human health and nutrition [2 - 4].
Nature has adapted fatty acids of vegetable sources such as n-3 and n-6 fatty acids for important cell regulatory functions through the arachidonic acid cascade [11, 12].
The formation of metabolites of n-6 fatty acids has been associated with chronic heart disease and cancer.
C18:3 and C18:2, together with their longer-chain and more unsaturated derivatives, are the two series of essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) n-3 and n-6 fatty acids, respectively, required for human development and health (James et al.
In cats, there is apparently only limited ability to synthesize arachidonic acid from other n-6 fatty acids and so arachidonic acid may be a conditionally essential fatty acid for cats.