sour


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to sour: sour grapes, spur

sour

1. made acid or bad, as in the case of milk or alcohol, by the action of microorganisms
2. (esp of the weather or climate) harsh and unpleasant
3. (of oil, gas, or petrol) containing a relatively large amount of sulphur compounds
4. Chiefly US any of several iced drinks usually made with spirits, lemon juice, and ice

sour

[sau̇r]
(chemistry)
Containing large amounts of malodorous sulfur compounds (such as mercaptans or hydrogen sulfide), as in crude oils, naphthas, or gasoline.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Yoghurt and Sour Milk Drinks in Ukraine market research report includes:
Saturday also saw Salam Sour line up against Ansar who, apart from the Classico loss to Nejmeh, have been in good form as of late.
Schedules for this project June 2007 Adnoc split Shah and Bab sour gas field as two projects 30 August 2007 Revised bids due September 2007 Revised bids received October 2007 Selection of foreign partner Q1-2009 Feed Q2-2009 EPC ITB Q3-2009 PMC ITB Q2-2010 PMC Q1-2010 EPC
VEGETARIAN: bean taco (specially prepared), Chalupa shell, Gordita flatbread, tostada shells, pizza shells, taco salad tortilla chips, Veggie Fajita Wrap, Seven-Layer Burrito (without sour cream), country gravy, tostada, Mexican Pizza (made without' meat), Taco salad (made without meat), Kid's Meal (bean burrito, nachos, drink), Country Breakfast burrito (made without sausage), Breakfast Quesadilla, guacamole
But that was without the fatty beans, sour cream, and guacamole.
Sour candy comes in dozens of varieties and forms including hard, soft, chewy, gummy, gels, liquid sprays, crystals, foam sprays, powders, cotton candy and chewing gums.
Sour specialty breweries such as Rare Barrel in Berkeley, CA, Jester King in Austin, TX, and Wicked Weed in Asheville, NC, have since popped up.
8 large chicken wings; 2tbsp clear honey; 4tbsp Robertson's Golden Shredless Orange Jelly Marmalade; 3tbsp Chinese sweet and sour sauce; 50g butter; 150ml sour cream; 1-2tbsp snipped chives; potato wedges and green salad, to serve
Two new lines; the Sour Bomb and the Sour Pus are designed to appeal to the gruesome sense of humour of youngsters.
But soft cheeses like cottage and ricotta and other dairy products like sour creams, cheese spreads, and dips are another story.
The latest step in its quest for better ingredients: sour cream that's free of the synthetic hormone rBGH in all of its more than 530 restaurants.
The result is a rich and distinctive take on Oud Bruin, or Flanders-style sour brown ale, which should only improve with age.