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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
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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.”

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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.
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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.
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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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Os dados de avaliacao de carcaca foram analisados em arranjo fatorial 2x2 (CLA x sexo), sendo consideradas 10 repeticoes para tipificacao eletronica e cinco repeticoes para cada fator nas demais analises.
The car includes two models, the CLA 180 Urban, and the CLA 180.
Conclusion: It appears that CLA may be helpful in rectal cancer patients by improving global quality of life.
Regarding egg quality for the consumer, Ahn et al [16] reported that dietary CLA increased the firmness of hard-cooked egg yolk, making the yolks rubbery and elastic, which may reduce their acceptability.
The ultimate goal of this investigation was to employ electrospinning method to fabricate electrospun PCL/PU loading CLA scaffolds for ABV applications.
The CLA continues to argue for the introduction of specific amendments to the Housing and Planning Bill currently before Parliament which would allow the exemption of houses in rural areas from the initiative.
This was due in particular to strong sales of the C-Class, compact cars with the threepointed star - and the CLAs. July was another strong month for the Merc compact cars, with sales of 49,973 units of the A and B-Class, CLA, CLA Shooting Brake and GLA - up by 33 per cent.
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), found naturally in meat and milk, is a polyunsaturated fatty acid.
The CLA Shooting Brake is 4.63 metres long and just under 1.43 tall and has more rear headroom than the normal CLA.
The new CLA Shooting Brake is the fifth member to join the Mercedes compact car family of A, B, CLA and GLA-Class models, which have, collectively, notched up some 375,000 UK sales so far this year.
He has been appointed director of CLA East, one of the organisation's largest region in terms of membership and income, and will take up his new job in the New Year Mr Underwood leaves with a ringing endorsement from Rupert Ashby, the CLA's director of regions.