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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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In fact, Morley's book, dealing with novelists often acidly critical of US confidence and hegemony, alternates between use of a "national frame" (4) and a more theoretically current embrace of transnational methods (more later on the success of this alternation).
Mad Dogs And Englishmen by Noel Coward, for instance, is acidly amusing.
From his 1968 viewpoint, Stanner remarks acidly that in 1930 'the fundamental structure of racial relations was as near to that of the early 1800's as made no difference' (p.176).
They argued that journalists were so smitten by Obamamania that they blindly worshipped the candidate one ardent Hillary backer refers to acidly as "Swoonman" while giving no love to this rivals.
Of the Greens, Ekman says acidly: "Though thought of as an alternative, after being ground through the parliamentary mill the party emerged as a grayish powder, ready for ingestion by the [ruling] social democrats."
My non-pilot wife, following the chatter while taking care of three small children in the back of the plane, commented acidly, "Even I know what a victor airway is!"
His dismissive review of A Prelude to Death in Venice acidly suggested that Mabou Mines funders "reconsider their magnanimity." The chilling effect of that review reached far beyond the Public Theater, into experimental theatres across the city.
"Oh, is Blair going?" she said acidly. "You know, I'm more worried about the three bodies at the bottom of my street that have been there for a week now.
Schumer asked, acidly, whether Miers ever suggested that maybe young, lightly experienced, Sampson wasn't the best person to be in charge of firing U.S.
"Well, at least Kim Jong Il knocked Foley out of the news for an hour." A little more acidly, I hazard a tasteless joke about the news of the day: "You know who is more disappointed than Yankee fans that it was Cory Lidle who flew into that building in New York?" Everyone knows the punch-line already.
Thousands, my family included, petitioned the home secretary to commute the sentence to life imprisonment, but it seemed that this dim-witted, illiterate youth must be made an example - what we British did "to encourage the others", as the French intellectual Voltaire acidly remarked in the 18th century.