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sour

1. made acid or bad, as in the case of milk or alcohol, by the action of microorganisms
2. (esp of the weather or climate) harsh and unpleasant
3. (of oil, gas, or petrol) containing a relatively large amount of sulphur compounds
4. Chiefly US any of several iced drinks usually made with spirits, lemon juice, and ice

sour

[sau̇r]
(chemistry)
Containing large amounts of malodorous sulfur compounds (such as mercaptans or hydrogen sulfide), as in crude oils, naphthas, or gasoline.
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Cheesemaking: Not just as an additive like it's conveniently used, half a gallon of sour milk can be turned into cottage or farmer's cheese.A
He argued that there is no 'legal or moral basis' for the FDA to withhold the release of the sour condiment brands which the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) found using nonbiogenic acetic acid.
Intrigued by the Faris variety of lemon tree, which produces branches bearing both sweet and sour fruits, and white and purple-tinged flowers, Koes' team turned to UCR plant scientists Mikeal Roose and Claire Federici and using the university's vast Citrus Variety Collection, which preserves over 1,000 living citrus and related fruit varieties, Roose and Federici selected the Faris lemon and 20 other citrus fruits ranging from wincingly sour to sugary sweet for Koes' team to analyse.
In addition to developing the Ghasha concession area, Adnoc also plans to increase production from its Shah sour gas field to 1.5 billion cu ft per day and move forward to develop the sour gas fields at Bab and Bu Hasa.
South Pars Phase 14 development project is being implemented by the employer Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) with the goal of producing 56.5 million cubic meters of sour gas per day and 75,000 b/d of gas condensate.
In the past four years, we have studied sour rot in the laboratory and a series of vineyard trials in New York to identify specific organisms and conditions that are needed for sour rot to develop there and, consequently, how to manage it.
Stone Sour was, in fact, the band that Corey Taylor was first a member of before he was recruited to join Slipknot after their original lead vocalist parted ways with them.
Mix together the low fat soft cheese, soured cream and most of the chives.
A little beer history first: Before the advent of clean, antiseptic, "modern" brewing, many beers were what we would now consider "sour." Beer is made from wort (rhymes with squirt), a sweet liquid made by boiling malted grain in water.
Sizzling Sour draws inspiration from the traditional tamarind flavor that provides a spicy, sour profile.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) officially inaugurated its Al Hosn Shah Sour Gas Development Project, the largest of its kind in the world, last week.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, officially inaugurated, today, ADNOC's Al Hosn Sour Gas Development Project, the largest of its kind in the world.