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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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Editor's Note: "We also found that higher dietary intake of alpha-linolenic acid, a type of omega-3 fatty acid found in vegetable oils and nuts, is associated with lower ALS risk," Kathryn Fitzgerald added.
We wish to draw the attention of SAMJ readers to the findings of a recent survey on the omega-3 fatty acid content of fish oil supplements available on the SA market.
The vast difference in heart disease and levels of marine-derived omega-3 fatty acid are not due to genetic factors, Sekikawa said.
Consumers can easily increase their consumption of omega-3 fatty acids by including more seafood in their diets.
Association between omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and risk of major cardiovascular disease events: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
We want to combine the global market reach and experience of BASF with the know-how of Pronova in omega-3 fatty acids .
EATING fish and other foods containing omega-3 fatty acids may lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.
The study involved magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain scans and tests for mental function and omega-3 fatty acids in red blood cells.
Foods such as salmon, walnuts, kale and eggs from chickens fed flax have higher omega-3 fatty acid content than do more common American foods, like corn oil, beef and potatoes (USDA 2011).
Within the family of polyunsaturated fats, omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids are considered "good" fats.
Nevertheless, the Canadian Government has recognized the importance of DHA omega-3 and permits the following biological role claim for DHA: "DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, supports the normal development of the brain, eyes and nerves.
29 June 2009 - A new value added marketing trend is increasing the omega-3 fatty acid content in food products aimed to improve cardiovascular health.