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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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Effects of dietary microalgae, other lipid sources, inorganic selenium and iodine on yolk n-3 fatty acid composition, selenium content and quality of eggs in laying hens.
The effect of n-3 fatty acids on bone biomarkers in Iranian postmenopausal osteoporotic women: a randomized clinical trial.
This current study, based on the incorporation of highly unsaturated n-3 fatty acids in lipid peroxidation, (18) and the involvement of vitamin C in reducing the lipid peroxidation in diabetic patients,
Effect of n-3 fatty acids in glycemic and lipid profiles, oxidative stress and total antioxidant capacity in patients with the metabolic syndrome].
RvD2, RvD1, 17R-RvD1, 18R/S-HEPE, and 17R/ S-HDHA were measured in serum and plasma from healthy volunteers who had been enrolled in an n-3 fatty acid supplementation trial for 3 weeks (Table 2).
For the n-3 fatty acids arm, the primary outcome was death from cardiovascular causes.
10) Furthermore, n-3 fatty acids increase bleeding time by decreasing platelet aggregation, blood viscosity and fibrinogen, thus decreasing the tendency of thrombus formation.
The finding of lower n-3 fatty acid plasma concentrations persisted only in subjects with dementia after adjusting for age, gender, education, smoking status, cholesterol and triacylglycerol levels, alcohol, fatty acid and total energy daily intakes, and total plasma levels of fatty acids.
Effect of supplementation with polyunsaturated fatty acids in semen extender on sperm quality Reference Species Fat source Kandelousi Bull n-3, 6, 9 fatty acids et al [86] Abavisani Bull n-3 fatty acid et al [20] Kaka et Bull n-3 fatty acid al [87] Towhidi and Bull n-3 fatty acid and Parks [19] [alpha]-tocopherol Nasiri et Bull n-3 fatty acid and al [88] [alpha]-tocopherol Towhidi Ram n-3 fatty acid and et al [89] [alpha]-tocopherol Reference Percent in extender Effect Kandelousi 1%, 2.
Bioavailability of marine n-3 fatty acid formulations.
11 Women who develop pre-eclampsia have been found to have lower level biochemical markers of n-3 fatty acid intake.