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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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However, since omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids compete for the same enzymes, the relative dietary proportions of precursor fatty acids determine the net rate of conversion to their respective long-chain derivatives (Goyens et al.
Myth: Omega-6 fatty acids interfere with the health benefits of omega-3's.
Ever since I can remember, there has been an idea promulgated among many nutritionists that omega-6 fatty acids are "bad for you" because they have a pro-inflammatory effect.
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Several years ago, however, a deeper understanding of fatty acid metabolism brought omega-6 fatty acids into a more favorable light.
That component of the diet may have been important, because high intake of omega-6 fatty acids can interfere with the effects of omega-3 fatty acids.
Four-week-old mice were fed a low-fat diet or one of three high-fat diets: a diet high in saturated fat, a diet high in omega-6 fatty acids, or a diet high in omega-6 fatty acids plus a supplement of omega-3 fatty acids.
Most conventional dairy cows' diets are made up of ingredients high in omega-6 fatty acids, such as corn and corn silage.
OMEGA-6 fatty acids are more prevalent in farmed fish than in wild fish, a State Laboratory study comparing the two types of fish has shown.
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The scientists, whose findings are reported in the journal Neurology, looked at 10 nutrients including saturated fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, mono-unsaturated fatty acid, vitamins E, C, B12 and D, folate and beta-carotene.
Though both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are healthy but according to experts it is important to maintain a balanced ratio of both the nutrients.