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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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NEW YORK -- Starting in the early 1990s, products formulated with alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) were pioneered by such suppliers as Neoteric Cosmetics Inc.
5 Cell-stimulating Alpha-hydroxy Acids (AHA's): Glycolic acid is the strongest of the AHA's and is very effective in exfoliating the skin.
Murad noted that the most popular alpha-hydroxy acids for the skin include glycolic acid, from sugarcane, and lactic acid, from milk.
Skin creams without the alpha-hydroxy acids did not offer the same benefits.
and Walmart stores, features a patented Ul-traplex formula that contains alpha-hydroxy acids and other ingredients to exfoliate and hydrate skin.
Other active ingredients that may help combat signs of aging include alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs), which remove the upper layer of skin and stimulate the growth of new skin, and peptides, small protein fragments that may stimulate collagen production.
Alpha-hydroxy acids can help with acne by opening and clearing the pores.
You may have noticed one major omission from our regime that's probably a big part of your programme - products containing alpha-hydroxy acids.
Recent treatments, such as the alpha-hydroxy acids and retinoic acids, can help the skin avoid cracking and give it a more youthful appearance, but the best treatment of all, says the American Academy of Dermatology, is simply to avoid excessive sun exposure.
But what sets Dermalleve apart from other topical treatments is its patent-pending blend of natural ingredients, including alpha-hydroxy acids, skin-nourishing nutrients, and skin conditioners such as aloe vera, shea butter, vitamin E, jojoba oil, and silicone.
and Walmart stores, contains the supplier's patented Ultraplex formula, which contains alpha-hydroxy acids and other ingredients to gently exfoliate and hydrate the skin.