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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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However, since omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids compete for the same enzymes, the relative dietary proportions of precursor fatty acids determine the net rate of conversion to their respective long-chain derivatives (Goyens et al.
The idea that omega-6 fatty acids are pro-inflammatory has always been difficult to understand, considering the available data.
In the Philippines, we feed our tilapia with rice bran and soybean meal that contain less omega-6 fatty acids.'
Unlike omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that are polyunsaturated, omega-9 fatty acids are monounsaturated fatty acids, meaning they have just one double bond.
"The omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are in the fat portion of the milk," Benbrook says.
saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids), and micronutrients, such as minerals like potassium, sodium and phosphorus.
In the small group of mothers who continued to smoke during pregnancy, the drop in the children's IQ caused by smoking was 'repaired' by the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
A healthy diet contains a balance of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids help reduce inflammation, and some Omega-6 fatty acids tend to promote inflammation.
Myth: We are not consuming omega-6 fatty acids in accordance with dietary recommendations.
People who do not get enough omega-3 fatty acids or do not maintain a healthy balance of omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids in their diet may be at an increased risk of suffering from depression.
However, after the science advisory group for the American Heart Association reviewed the evidence on the relationship between omega-6 PUFAs and risk of CHD and cardiovascular disease, it concluded that omega-6 fatty acids are not pro-inflammatory.
Additionally, it is currently estimated that the typical North American diet contains a much greater percentage of omega-6 fatty acids, outnumbering the intake of omega-3 fatty acids by a factor of twenty.